Does climate change mix with religion? An interview with Dr. Katharine Wilkinson (Tennessee & Trinity 2006)

"Q: Where did your personal interest in climate change come from? What is your story?
A: That’s a long story! Certainly, the roots of my interest come from my mother, Lucy. From an early age, she ensured I spent time in the natural world, taught me the names of trees and flowers, and gave me a deep love of animals. As a sophomore in high school, I attended the Outdoor Academy – an amazing experiential education program in the Appalachians. There was a deep focus on the outdoors, environmental issues, and sustainable living. Those four months were transformative for me. That’s when I really committed myself to environmental issues, started to make substantive changes in my own life, and became an activist." Read more at Care2.