Ben Lowe is on staff with the Evangelical Environmental Network and serves as the National Spokesperson for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action. He is also the Board Chair of the Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies.
A dedicated activist and organizer, Ben was born and raised a missionary kid in Southeast Asia, where he experienced firsthand the impacts of poverty and pollution. He now live as part of an international community in a refugee and immigrant neighborhood outside Chicago, where he ran for U.S. Congress in 2010.
Ben is the author of Green Revolution: Coming Together to Care for Creation (IVP 2009) and is a regular contributor to RelevantMagazine.com and PRISMMagazine.org. He is currently working on his second book with IVP.
"Ben Lowe is a dynamic speaker with a vitality important message. Having heard him speak on many occasions, I still take every opportunity I can to hear him again"
—Matthew Soerens, U.S. Church Training Specialist, World Relief
"Ben is a remarkable young leader, activist and communicator, who is deeply thoughtful, conversant, and passionate about the critical issues facing out world. His life and lifestyle are authentic, fully congruent with his words and faith. Insightfully and with clarity, Ben challenges us to live in ways steward the environment with which we have been gifted and respect our neighbors near and far. "
—Dr. Paul W. Robinson, Professor, Wheaton College, & President, Congo Initiative - USA