On December 17, 2012, Mark Lawrence participated in the panel “A Looming Environmental Crisis – What can We Do?”, organized by the Federation of European Muslim Youth and Student Organizations (FEMYSO). The panel debated on what could be a response from a Muslim perspective to the environmental challenges of our time. As external expert, Mark Lawrence provided input on the emerging topic of climate engineering and its risks and uncertainties. He stressed thereby that any environmental crisis is also a social crisis. For more information, see "FEMYSO" and "SIWA Microcosm".