Join us for an evening of presentations and panel discussion addressing Pope Francis’ encyclical — “Laudato Si’,” or “Praise Be to You.” The encyclical calls for swift and sweeping changes in policy. LIU Post’s Dr. Scott Carlin will moderate a session of three scholars and inter-faith leaders.
Monday, October 26, 2015
7 – 9 p.m. | Registration and refreshments at 6:30 p.m.
Tilles Center at LIU Post
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
DR. VIC DIVENERE
Dr. DiVenere has been a musician, a farmer, a geologist and professor. His interests and teaching have evolved from the study of large-scale geologic dynamics and plate tectonics, increasingly into the study of global climate, environmental geology, and sustainability. He has numerous published articles in the professional geological journals.
DR. GERRY GACIOCH
Dr. Gacioch is the Chief of Cardiology at the Sands
Constellation Heart Institute in Rochester, New York.
He is also a Climate Change Ambassador for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, a reflection of his faith and his passion for the environment.
RABBI LAWRENCE TROSTER
Rabbi Troster is one of this country’s leading Jewish eco-theologians and religious environmental leaders. He is the founder and coordinator of Shomrei Breishit: Rabbis and Cantors For the Earth and the Rabbinic Scholar-in-Residence of GreenFaith, the interfaith environmental coalition in New Jersey. Rabbi Troster was honored by the Temple of Understanding, one of the oldest worldwide interfaith organizations, as an Interfaith Visionary.
WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US
For more information about the event please call 516-299-2233.
For more information on LIU Post’s Master’s of Science (M.S.) Program in Environmental Sustainability or information on the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, contact Margaret.Boorstein@liu.edu.