Sustainability in Crisis
A three day event to discuss routes to a sustainable future and the contribution religious groups can make
Individuals, businesses, governments, community leaders and others all face challenges in transitioning to a more sustainable existence and motivating others to make the major changes required. The Sustainability in Crisis conference will host representatives from all of these sectors with the aim of discovering how we can work together to achieve a greener future.
The role of religion will be one of the cornerstones of the debate, which attempt to answer questions surrounding the nature of fulfilling human lives and societies. For many, these questions can be answered only with reference to religious belief. Religion at its best can inspire, educate and mobilise people and communities into transformative action. How can it be helped to do so in the sustainability debate? Speakers will include Satish Kumar, Bill McKibben, Fazlun Khalid from Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Science, University College London's Paul Ekins, author Ann Pettifor and Good Energy's Juliet Davenport.
When: Monday, September 26 - Wednesday, September 28
Where: Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge
Cost: From £265 or £145 (day rate). Student discounts apply.
For more information, go to www.sustainability-in-crisis.org
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