U.S. Senate Committee on
Environment and Public Works
*Full Committee Hearing*
“An Examination of the Views of Religious Organizations Regarding Global Warming.””
BACKGROUND:                   The full Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing exploring religious views on global warming.  Witnesses will include the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church (who also holds a Ph.D. in oceanography), the Baptist minister who heads the Evangelical Climate Initiative, a senior official with the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the chief emissary for the largest Jewish denomination in North America.
WHEN:                                   Thursday, June 7, 2007
10:00 a.m. EDT
LOCATION:                          EPW Hearing Room
SD-406 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC
WEBCAST                             Video webcast will be available at
https://www.epw.senate.gov starting at 10:00 AM EDT
The Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop
The Episcopal Church
Rabbi David Saperstein,
Director and Counsel
Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism
Rev. Jim Ball
President & CEO
Evangelical Environmental Network
John Carr,
Secretary, Department of Social Development and World Peace
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Dr. Russell Moore
Dean of the School of Theology
Senior Vice President for Academic Administration
Associate Professor of Christian Theology
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Rev. Dr. Jim Tonkowich
Institute on Religion and Democracy
Mr. David Barton
Author and Historian