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
How faith communities might play a part in the challenges and opportunities presented by emerging AI technology.More »
Will Facebook's imminent News Tab feature help the public more seamlessly access credible local and national journalism without stumbling on junk along the way? This is the demand-side question.More »
The Ethics Center was well represented at The Vatican's Digital Conference, "The Common Good in the Digital Age," held in late September in Rome.
Director of Internet Ethics Irina Raicu moderates this special Inauguration Week panel.
David DeCosse, director of Campus Ethics, featured on National Catholic Reporter.
Ann Skeet, senior director of Leadership Ethics, quoted in Law360.