This year’s climate change conference will focus on climate change as a key driver for public health issues in the 21st century. Our Keynote Speaker, Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy knows “we have to protect public health if we want to have economic vibrancy,” and understands firsthand how environmental degradation can affect people’s well-being.
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More than 40 leaders in farming, food production, environmental studies and theology gathered at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., in November to dialogue about the challenges of 21st-century agriculture and how faith traditions can inform solutions to such things as food shortages, environmental degradation and the ethical use of biotechnology.
The Nature Club of St. Xavier’s Collegiate School has always been committed to sensitizing its students on issues relating to environmental degradation. Thus it encourages its members to be pro-active towards sustainable development in their given milieu. The St. Xavier’s Nature Club consists of a dedicated group of students who are not there just to wear a badge, and get an extra tick on their report card. With more than a hundred and sixty members, the Nature Club of St. Xavier’s Collegiate School embodies passion for and devotion to Mother Nature and Her creations.