Robin Globus Veldman is a visiting scholar at Texas A&M University. She studies the relationship between religion and the environment, with a focus on American evangelicalism.
Randolph Haluza-DeLay is associate professor of sociology at The King’s University in Edmonton, Alberta. His research mainly focuses on environmental social movements. He is co-editor of the 2013 book How the World’s Religions are Responding to Climate Change: Social Scientific Investigations.
Bill Jacobs is co-founder and president of the St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Conservation Center in Wading River, N.Y. He also is the senior ecologist with GEI Consultants in New York City.
Walter Grazer is a Washington-based consultant for the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, the Evangelical Environmental Network and the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life. He served as director of the Environmental Justice Program for the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops from 1993 to 2007. Grazer is the author of Catholics Going Green: A Small […]
Lonnie Ellis is associate director at Catholic Climate Covenant, a Washington-based nonprofit devoted to mobilizing Catholics to fight climate change. He worked previously for the Franciscan Action Network and is a lay Franciscan.
Dan DiLeo is project manager for Catholic Climate Covenant. He helped coordinate the publication of “Environmental Justice and Climate Change: Assessing Pope Benedict XVI’s Ecological Vision for the Catholic Church in the United States” and is a doctoral student in theological ethics at Boston College. Contact via Catholic Climate Covenant’s Washington office.
Global Catholic Climate Movement is an international organization that helps coordinate the work of more than 650 smaller Catholic groups and congregations concerned about the environment and climate change. They describe Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, as their founding document.
Christiana Peppard is an assistant professor of theology, science and ethics at Fordham University in New York City. Her focus is on clean water and ideas of nature and man. She is the author of Just Water: Theology, Ethics and the Global Water Crisis and teaches classes on human nature and Darwin, theology and science, American religiosity, […]
Cardinal Peter Turkson is a Catholic cardinal from Ghana and president of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. He worked with Pope Francis on the writing of the encyclical and delivered several speeches in advance of its publication that are believed to give a glimpse into its contents.