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Post Tagged 'environment'

EcoLinks 08.10.15

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew receives interfaith environmental honor Ecumenical Patriarchate Bartholomew said he was “pleased to learn of the very recent Clean Power Plan of President Obama, which is a significant step in the right direction for the United States of America and which is already approved by the U. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.07.15

Conference will address climate change, other messages from Pope Francis Deepa Bharath, Orange County Register During a conference hosted by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange on Saturday at the Christ Cathedral, McGuinness will shed light on these topics while explaining them in the context of Pope Francis’ 184-page encyclical in which he called for “a bold cultural revolution.” Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.06.15

Senate Dems call for vote on pope’s climate statement Devin Henry, The Hill The lawmakers, led by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), introduced a resolution on Wednesday stating that the Senate agrees with the pope’s June encyclical declaring climate change a man-made problem and calling on world leaders to take steps to fix it. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.05.15

Naomi Klein on Visiting the Vatican & the Radical Economic Message Behind Papal Climate Encyclical Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! Following the publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change, a major conference on climate change was held at the Vatican. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.04.15

US Democratic leader Pelosi calls papal encyclical an asset in climate change Fox Business Pelosi said Pope Francis’ encyclical “really made an important impression on the world” and noted that citizens “who might reject a policy initiative spoken by a government official in the United States, really cannot ignore his holiness Pope Francis on the subject.” Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 08.03.15

Are Pope Francis’ views on climate change costing him supporters? Sabrina McLaughlin, Patheos “Laudato Si” was heralded in advance of its release by many of the national progressive Catholic organizations and thinkers I have come to admire (the Franciscan Action Network, NETWORK, Father James Martin, S.J., Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.31.15

Sisters Of Loretto Divest From Fossil Fuels, Cite Pope’s Encyclical Antonia Blumberg, Huffington Post The Sisters of Loretto, a Kentucky-based Catholic community, are joining a growing movement of religious groups taking a stand for the environment. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.30.15

Archbishop, EPA administrator write joint op-ed on climate change Catholic World News Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago has joined Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy in writing an op-ed article entitled “We have a moral obligation on climate change.” Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.29.15

How C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien responded to ‘environmental holocaust’ Joseph Loconte, CNN In his controversial encyclical on climate change, Pope Francis delivered a scathing critique of environmental degradation and called for “an ecological conversion” among fellow Christians. Continue Reading...

EcoLinks 07.28.15

‘I only saw it for three minutes’: Ron Boswell criticises the Pope’s statement on climate change without even reading it and then misjudges population of India by 950 million Lucy Mae Beers, Daily Mail Australia Former National Party Senator Ron Boswell was greeted with laughter after making controversial and ill-informed statements about climate change and renewable energy.Appearing Continue Reading...