God, Energy, and the Environment

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Albany (WY4140)
Tel 2019-04-04
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God, Energy, and the Environment

God’s first instructions to humankind were to care for and cultivate the world. But what does that look like today? How do we find common ground on environmental concerns, economic imperatives, and human autonomy using biblical guidelines? Join Denver Institute for Faith & Work for an evening exploring creation care through our lives and work. Together, we’ll explore key questions, such as: What does Scripture tell us about caring for creation? How do those working in the sciences or energy sector balance environmental concerns with our need for affordable, accessible power? How can Christians navigate what can be a contentious conversation? And how can those working in these sectors best steward their influence and expertise? How can we support creation care at a personal, social, or policy level? Keynote, ecologist Rick Lindroth (University of Wisconsin, Madison), will offer insight gained from his work as a researcher and educator.

Panelists representing Colorado’s oil and gas and renewable energy sectors will share challenges they face as they face as they seek to honor God through their work. This event is for members of the scientific, oil and gas, and renewable energy communities as well as Christians interested in a biblical view of environmentalism. SPEAKERS Rick Lindroth, Ph.D. - Keynote / University of Wisconsin, Madison Rick is a professor of ecology and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on evolutionary ecology and global change ecology in forest ecosystems. He has been a Fulbright Fellow and is a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is a nationally-known educator, who serves on the BioLogos board of speakers.  Tom Hunt - VP for Strategic Initatives, Pivot EnergyTom leads the Pivot’s expansion into new markets, technology development, and long-term growth.
Prior to Pivot, he served as Senior VP of Corporate Development at Clean Energy Collective and Senior Policy Advisor at the Colorado Governor’s Energy Office. In these roles, he has overseen construction and operations of solar projects, created multiple state markets for community solar, and initiated significant investment in electric vehicle charging stations. He has an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and has earned two graduate degrees in energy economics. Patrick Rutty - Sr. Product Manager, Drilling Info Patrick is Senior Product Manager for DI Transform, an oilfield analytics software. Before joining Drillinginfo, he spent 26 years working with large and small E&P companies as a member of various exploration teams focused on basins in North America, Saudi Arabia, and central Europe, in roles from prospect generation and exploration management to business development and executive leadership.
Patrick earned a Bachelor of Arts in Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College and a Master of Science in Exploration and Development Geophysics from Stanford University..

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