A United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen is ground zero for heated political disputes about global environmental policies. But one American evangelical minister at the talks wants to bridge political divides with a religious appeal. We explore “Creation Care” and the issues that divide religion and science.


  • Matthew Nisbet Assistant Professor, School of Communication, American University; author of the blog Framing Science.
  • Richard Cizik President of the New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good and Fellow at the Open Society Institute. Formerly Vice President for Government Affairs at the National Association of Evangelicals.
  • Eric Chivian Founder and Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard. Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Co-founder of the organization International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985.

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