EcoLinks 10.02.15

At Boston College, Turkson maps ‘Laudato Si’’ path to Paris climate agreement Brian Roewe, National Catholic Reporter If Laudato Si’ offered a light on the path to a Paris climate agreement, the U.S. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 10.01.15

“God, or Nothing!”: Exclusive Interview with Cardinal Robert Sarah Diane Montagna, Aleteia If the Pope speaks about the economy or politics, it is not his field of expertise. He can offer his vision or opinion, but it’s not dogma. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.30.15

The Energy Election Joel Kotkin, Real Clear Politics Blessed by Pope Francis, the drive to wipe out fossil fuels, notes activist Bill McKibben, now has “the wind in its sails.” Setting aside the bizarre alliance of the Roman Catholic Church with secularists such as McKibben, who favor severe limits of family size as an environmental imperative, this is a potentially transformational moment. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.29.15

Professors dialogue about the Pope’s encyclical Courtney Becker, The Observer “At the intersection of science and religion, you can’t just jump into any modern document and think that it can be taken entirely at face value,” [David Lodge, professor of biology and director of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative]said. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.28.15

Jeb Bush on Pope Francis’s Calls to Fight Climate Change: “He’s Not a Scientist” Tina Nguyen, Vanity Fair Bush dismissed the Pope’s words. “Put aside Pope Francis on the subject of any political conversation,” he said, before turning the subject back on his true nemesis, Barack Obama. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.25.15

Pope Francis tells Congress: Be Courageous, Do Something about Climate Change Zoe Schlanger, Newsweek In his address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress Thursday morning, Pope Francis minced no words when it came to climate change. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.24.15

As Pope Francis Meets America, a Climate Science Scholar Offers a Fresh View of the Encyclical Andrew C. Revkin, The New York Times As Pope Francis gets into high gear on his visit to the United States, it’s worth reviewing details and contexts in the extraordinary message to Catholics and the rest of the planet in “On Care for Our Common Home,” the encyclical he issued earlier this year. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.23.15

Toward a better understanding of religion and global affairs John Kerry, The National Catholic Review In June, Pope Francis’ historic encyclical “Laudato Si’” helped advocate for global measures to combat climate change. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 09.22.15

America Exclusive: Vice President Biden on Pope Francis, Faith and Public Life America He made it clear, it is not the papacy’s role to be the scientist-­in­-chief and/or the political arbiter. Continue Reading...