The Climate Crisis
There are no easy answers to the escalating crisis of climate change. In fact, many of the proposed solutions feature trade-offs that may benefit one group over another. In support of the SCU campuswide tUrn initiative, Ethics Center staff and other scholars address some of the related key ethical questions in this Ethics Spotlight.
Ethical News Coverage of Climate Change Needs to Prioritize Efficacy
To Save the Planet, We Need Faith, Ethics, Science and Economics
Navigating Complexity and Catastrophe: From Laudato Si’ to the GND
Seeing Creation Aright: Christianity and Ecological Ethics
New Bioengineering Cases
These case studies represent interesting situations that a bioengineer, biologist or biochemist may encounter in their professional lives. By thinking about and discussing them, students can cultivate ethical patterns of thought prior to leaving academia, professionals can carefully consider the ethical implications of their work, and the public can consider what is at stake in living on the cutting edge.
Ann Skeet, senior director of Leadership Ethics, interviews a whistleblower in the Theranos case.More »
Perspectives on the News
With political advertising, a convened American public, where speech and counter-speech are offered in context, does not have a seat at the table.More »
Varma delivered three guest lectures at Penn State’s Bellisario College of Communications.
Director of Internet Ethics Irina Raicu is featured in selective directory of women in AI and ethics.
Ann Skeet, senior director of Leadership Ethics, featured in Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative.
Hana Callaghan, director of Government Ethics, quoted in San Diego Union Tribune.