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Center for

Climate, Society, and the Environment

At this pivotal moment in history all fields of human inquiry are called upon to collaborate in the Great Work of our era: to transition from a period of human devastation of the Earth to a period of symbiotic Earth-human relations.

Gonzaga Climate Center

Why a Gonzaga Center for Climate, Society, and the Environment?

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Vision

The Gonzaga Center for Climate, Society, and the Environment provides resources and opportunities to meet the unprecedented challenges facing humanity and the wider natural environment in the 21st Century.

Mission

Informed by an abiding commitment to a just society and care for the planet, the Center for Climate, Society, and the Environment serves Gonzaga University and the broader regional communities by promoting innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, consulting and capacity building on the climate, society and the environment.

2022 American Climate Leadership Awards Semifinalists

Gonzaga’s Climate Center named semifinalist for national award

The Center for Climate, Society, and the Environment at Gonzaga University has been selected as one of 30 semifinalists for the 2022 American Climate Leadership Awards.

“Climate change is an urgent challenge that requires each of us to do more and to do it more quickly,” said Brian G. Henning, director of the center, who is a professor of both philosophy and environmental studies. “We are honored to stand alongside climate leaders from across the country.”

 

Events

Feb 17

An Evening with the Author of Braiding Sweetgrass, Robin Wall Kimmerer

Speaker: Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, PhD, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Join us for a memorable...

Feb 23

Paris, Glasgow: Lessons Learned and Ways Forward on the US International Climate...

Alan Yu will discuss the major outcomes of COP26 -- the advances made and challenges that remain,...

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