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Registration opens:
June 01st, 2020

Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau

Heating Up: The Ethics of Climate Change

2020-06-18 14:00:00 2020-06-18 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau In this presentation, ethicist Brian G. Henning discusses how global warming itself is not the only problem--—it’s a symptom of a larger issue. Online Classes and Events

Thursday, June 18
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-06-18 14:00:00 2020-06-18 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau In this presentation, ethicist Brian G. Henning discusses how global warming itself is not the only problem--—it’s a symptom of a larger issue. Online Classes and Events

In this presentation, ethicist Brian G. Henning discusses how global warming itself is not the only problem--—it’s a symptom of a larger issue.

What if we could tell ourselves a new story about climate change—and, in doing, so, alter our relationship to our planet?

With larger, longer wildfire seasons, accelerating species extinction, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise, it’s increasingly clear that climate change isn’t something that’s about to happen—it’s here. But while the laundry list of problems wrought by climate change is well-known, few talk about how our moral beliefs about nature have led us to the brink.

Brian G. Henning is a professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Gonzaga University and has earned a PhD in philosophy. Henning has served as the inaugural faculty fellow for sustainability for three years, is the chair of the Environmental Studies department, and has delivered nearly 100 community presentations to general and academic audiences.

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