To skeptics, global warming is a myth. But for 70 million Pacific Islanders, a warmer planet is landing them in hot water. Scientists agree that the tropical Pacific Islands will be the first and hardest hit by global warming. Still, some question whether the danger is real, leaving islanders in a precarious state of limbo. Rising Waters: Global Warming and the Fate of the Pacific Islands explores what it means to live under a cloud of scientific uncertainty.
Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, and so this is an excellent movie to watch and dialogue about in light of our Church’s social justice teaching. Come together with parishioners from St. Francis de Sales this Friday, April 21 at 6:30 pm in Nash Hall at Our Lady of the Lake.