Pope Francis: Climate Changer?
Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, President and Founder, Interfaith Power and Light
Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., President, University of San Francisco
Sam Liccardo, Mayor, San Jose
When Pope Francis entered the fray on climate change, he sent shock waves across the political and religious worlds. The Catholic leader’s bold encyclical linking hard science and biblical passages has prompted a discussion of stewardship across faiths. It has also emboldened critics on the fringe who dare to challenge the basic tenets of capitalism.
How is Pope Francis changing the politics of climate in the United States? What can cities and congregations do to address the climate challenge and opportunity?
A conversation about the popular pope two weeks before he makes his highly-anticipated visit to the United States and a few months before the UN climate summit in Paris.