• 2018 MSE Graphic

    Approaches to define our environmental practices and politics

    Posted on February 23, 2018 by mse_admin in 2018 Natural World Summit.

      How do the stories we tell ourselves about our place in the natural world shape and define our environmental/ecological practices and politics? John Haught in “Science and Faith” (2012) identified three approaches to the discussion.   Conflict: A conflict approach argues that the natural sciences and religious faith are mutually exclusive and irreconcilable. Many […]

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    How Can We Restore Our Relationship With Nature?

    Posted on February 5, 2018 by mse_admin in 2018 Natural World Summit.

    Albert Einstein is broadly credited with stating: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results”. So, the question we need to ask ourselves is “Can we continue enjoying our current lifestyle and still enjoy a healthy environment?” Even today, when many countries use very few resources, […]

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  • Grounding: Ecology, Faith, Hope Workshop

    Grounding: Ecology, Faith, Hope Workshop

    Posted on February 2, 2018 by mse_admin in 2018 Natural World Summit.

      Come join others who are excited to explore strategies for sustaining hope while responding to our planet’s ecological crisis. Come, and have your own hope rekindled. Through art, music, keynote speakers, worship, and workshops we’ll create a “commons” for sharing positive ideas, stories, and religious imaginations that generate visions of the future far more […]

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  • 2016 Whiteboard Comments

    Posted on June 10, 2016 by mse_admin in 2016 Climate Summit.

    Solutions for a Warming World May 27-28, 2016 Summary of Post-it Notes The points below are a summary of the comments provided by conference participants in post-it notes from the 2016 Muskoka Summit on the Environment (MSE). Messages have been grouped by theme and some liberties were taken to help make the comments flow more […]

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  • 2016 MSE Communiqué

    Posted on June 10, 2016 by mse_admin in 2016 Climate Summit.

    Solutions for a Warming World May 27-28, 2016 Final Communiqué Download       Climate has been changing for many decades, because humans have been pumping CO2 and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, increasing the extent to which heat is impeded from radiating from Earth to space. The many consequences are now becoming obvious, […]

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