Most of these world-renowned speakers have been contributors to one or more IPCC Assessment reports and many have appeared before the Pontifical Academy of Science and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences to provide information that was incorporated into Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato si.’ 

Meet Our Speakers

Carl Pope

Author & Former Executive Director and Chairman of the Sierra Club

Cardinal Peter Turkson

Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Dr. Mario Molina

Nobel Laureate

Dr. Peter Raven

Conference co-chair
Missouri Botanical Garden

Dr. Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

Dr. Prabhu Pingali

Cornell University

Dr. Michael Hanemann

Arizona State University

Dr. Jane Lubchenco

Oregon State University

Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Columbia University

Dr. Elizabeth Ainsworth

University of Illinois

Dr. Richard Cizik

National Association of Evangelicals

Dr. Heather Eaton

Saint Paul University

Dr. Jack Fishman

Conference Chair
Saint Louis University

Dr. Peter Gleick

Pacific Institute

Rev. Mitchell Hescox

The Evangelical Environmental Network

Dr. Katharine Mach

Stanford University

Fr. John McCarthy

English Canada Province for the Society of Jesus

P.J. Simmons

Corporate Eco Forum

Dr. Nancy Tuchman

Loyola University Chicago

Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker

Yale University

Dr. Mathis Wackernagel

Global Footprint Network