EcoCiv will assist in organizing the Justice Track for the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions. Information about the Parliament can be found here.
The 12th International Forum on Ecological Civilization is hosted by the Institute for Postmodern Development in China (IPDC) and co-sponsored by EcoCiv. See the IPDC website for event information.
Justice, as a comprehensive ideal of what is right and good – both individually and socially – is a goal common to most faith traditions. Eco-Justice broadens this ideal to specifically include the natural environment, and the inter-connection of natural and social ecologies. This timely and important interfaith event brings together an acclaimed panel of speakerswho will aim to strike […]
Dr. Joerg Mayer-Ries has been working as Lecturer for Political Economy at University of Oldenburg, as Director of Studies at a Lutheran Academy, and as Senior Consultant in the private sector. Since 2007, he has been Head of Division in the Department for Fundamental Aspects of Environmental Policy at the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature […]
Dr. Peter Doran is a lecturer in law at the School of Law at Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a senior editor/writer with the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s reporting services at the United Nations. He is a former journalist and continues to blog occasionally as well as produce academic publications, the most […]
James Thornton is the founding CEO of ClientEarth. He is an environmental lawyer and social entrepreneur. A member of the bars of New York, California and the Supreme Court of the United States, and a solicitor of England and Wales, he moved from a Wall Street law practice to found the Citizens’ Enforcement Project at […]
This fall, key leaders from Korea will gather in Claremont to collaborate with US leaders around the shared vision of an ecological civilization, and the steps needed to initiate the transition on a global scale. Participants represent leaders in national and local government, NGOs, universities, journalism, and religions. Each participant and key speaker brings a unique set of skills, experiences, and achievements, critical to ushering in a new ecological paradigm. Inspired and guided by the work of John B. Cobb, Jr. whose vision was at the heart of the 2015 Claremont conference “Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization,” we will examine big ideas toward a new paradigm for the future and how this vision is already being actualized by scholars, activists, governments, and politicians, in Korea and beyond.
The Sustainable Development Goals and Laudato si’: varieties of Post-Development? by Wolfgang Sachs Abstract “Comparing the Agenda 2030 of the United Nations and the Laudato si’ by the Pope, both authored in 2015, one point stands out: the Development enthusiasm of the twentieth century is gone. In its place, we are now dealing with the demise of expansive […]
Green Transition: Toward Ecological Civilization in Korea Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM | Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 12:00 PM (PST) Claremont, CA | Claremont Our world is facing an unprecedented threat. If we have any hope of averting the predicted consequences of the climate crisis, we need radical change and we need it now. Making minor […]
This report by Herman Greene on the “Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization Conference” held at Pomona College, Claremont, California, June 4-7, 2015, has four parts: (1) “The Story,” (2) What the Participants Said,” (3) “A Critical Review,” and (4) “The Outcome.” To download and read this report, please click here (PDF).