Climate change and global warming: thoughts of a Quaker scientist

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Abstract

The author is a practicing member of the Quaker (Society of Friends) religion, and throughout he comes to the problem of Climate Change / Global Warming from a moral viewpoint. The article describes how the six Quaker Testimonies (i.e. way we should lead our lives) on Truth and Integrity, Social Justice, Equality, Simplicity, Peace and Sustainability lead him in certain personal directions at an individual level, and what advice he might give to Governments and World organisations (e.g. the United Nations).

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Keynote Presentation at 5th International Conference on Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, 11-13 October 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-63
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Physical Chemistry and Biophysics
Volume8
Issue number4, Supplement
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2018
Event5th International Conference on Physical and Theoretical Chemistry - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 Oct 201813 Oct 2018