Aperture: Third Wednesdays


Dr. Brian Murray on Caring for the Environment
May 11, 7:00pm, Music Room & Zoom

As people of faith, we believe that God created this world, called it good, and told humans to care for it. 86% of Presbyterians say that we need to take action now to reduce the pollution that is causing climate change. Join us for our next Aperture as Dr. Brian Murray, Director of the Duke Energy Initiative and Nicholas Institute, shares policies and actions that can lead to the protection, care, and access for all of creation. Register at

Dr. Brian Murray directs the newly merged Duke University Energy Initiative and Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. He is widely recognized for his work on the economics of energy policy, particularly as it relates to efforts to mitigate climate change risk. Murray served on a National Academy of Science panel to examine the effects of the U.S. federal tax code on energy-related greenhouse gas emissions and was a convening lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report on greenhouse gas mitigation from land-use change. Murray is a research professor at the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Sanford School of Public Policy. In 2015, Murray was a Fulbright Scholar in Environment and Economy at Canada’s University of Ottawa. He has been a regular contributor to Forbes, where he writes on energy and the environment. He is an active member of Imaculata Conception Catholic Church.



Aperture: Third Wednesdays is a gathering of folks seeking light on God’s truth through the stories, struggles, and experiences of God’s people. Aperture brings speakers and seekers, authors and professors, formers and reformers to help us focus more on God’s truth all around us. Watch past Apertures on our YouTube channel.