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Climate: Conversations

Friday, October 1, 2021 @ 7:59 AM

It's tough talking about climate change, but we need to talk about it. How can we cool down these heated debates? CMU's 2017 Scientist in Residence Dr. Katharine Hayhoe has a few tips.

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Climate: Science and Faith

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 @ 9:25 AM

How does Christian faith inform climate action? Climate researcher Dr. Katharine Hayhoe discusses the connections between faith and science as CMU's 2017 Scientist In Residence.

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CMU student cycles across U.S. to learn about climate change and boost awareness

Friday, June 18, 2021 @ 5:42 PM

This summer, CMU student Miriam Huebner is switching out her textbooks and laptop for her helmet and bike shorts. Huebner is cycling 6,024 kilometres (3,743 miles) across the United States for climate justice.

She and 17 other riders are participating in the Climate Ride, a two-month bike trip from Seattle to Washington D.C. Along the way, the group will learn about the impacts of climate change on diverse communities, raise awareness of climate issues, connect people across the country with other people and organizations fighting climate change, and grow closer to the land.

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Theology for a Climate Emergency: CMU to host public lecture by Rev'd Dr. David Widdicombe

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 1:28 PM

What theological tools do we really have, for thinking about a climate crisis? What responsibilities do individual churches have amidst the current emergency? What historical Christian perspectives might we be able to retrieve, in order to resist certain dominant scientific or technological assumptions of our time?

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2018 CMU Scientist in Residence | Dr. Rick Lindroth (videos)

Thursday, February 1, 2018 @ 1:35 PM

Rick Lindroth (PhD, University of Illinois-Urbana) is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Ecology and recent Associate Dean for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA). His research focuses on evolutionary ecology and global change ecology in forest ecosystems. He and his students have published ~200 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. Lindroth has been a Fulbright Fellow and is a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America, the Entomological Society of America, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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CMU welcomes Dr. Rick Lindroth as Scientist in Residence

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 8:20 AM

In a world of "alternative facts," what does science have to offer?

That's one of the questions Dr. Rick Lindroth will address when he visits Canadian Mennonite University January 29-30 as its 2018 Scientist in Residence.

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CMU welcomes renowned climate change expert as Scientist in Residence

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 @ 11:22 AM

Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce it will host acclaimed atmospheric scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe as its 2017 Scientist in Residence.

Hayhoe is a professor at Texas Tech University and the director of its Climate Science Center. In 2014, TIME magazine listed her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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