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Climate, Water, and the Environment

At this pivotal moment in history all fields of human inquiry are called upon to collaborate in the Great Work of our era: to transition from a period of human devastation of the Earth to a period of symbiotic Earth-human relations.

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For our common home.


We envision a transition to integral Earth-human relations characterized by thriving, equitable human societies within flourishing ecological communities.  


Informed by an abiding commitment to a just society and care for the planet, the Gonzaga Institute for Climate, Water, and the Environment engages in regional capacity building, scholarship, and teaching to promote the flourishing of inland northwest communities, waters, and lands in the face of a changing climate.


Feb 14

Montana v. Held: Montana Youth Use the Courts to Fight for a Livable Climate

Montana is one of only a handful of states that recognizes a constitutional right to a clean and...

Feb 20

Covenant of the Salmon People

Covenant of the Salmon People is a 60-minute documentary portrait of the Nez Perce Tribe as they...

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