Ecological Civilization in China

In September 2017, Council member and Yale professor Mary Evelyn Tucker spoke at the 2017 Songshan Forum in China: The meeting underscored the urgency of China’s environmental challenges and the potential of its Confucian heritage… within the context of worldwide environmental challenges exacerbated by climate change. …I emphasized Confucianism’s comprehensive cosmological worldview, its high regard for the value of nature, its relational view of humans as partners with nature.