August 2015 News

August 29, 2015
August 28, 2015The Indian Panorama WASHINGTON (TIP): Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who...
August 28, 2015
August 27, 2015By Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Rev. Jesse Jackson Huffington Post We Christians tend to focus on personal piety. When dealing with others, we become legalistic and...
August 21, 2015
August 21 2015By ErasmusThe Economist WHEN Pope Francis issued his 192-page encyclical on climate change and pollution, this was rightly hailed as a landmark in the history...
August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015By Emma Foehringer MerchantNew Republic Pope Francis may have soaked up headlines earlier this summer when he published a whopping 192-page encyclical on...
August 19, 2015
Declaration calls on Muslims to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. By Davide Castelvecchi, Quirin Schiermeier, & Richard HodsonNatureAugust 19, 2015 Fewer than four...
August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015By Mary Pendergast, RSMEcospirituality Resources   “The disappearance of a culture can be just as serious, or even more serious, than the disappearance of a...
August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015 Press Release Istanbul, Turkey -  Islamic leaders from 20 countries today launched a bold Climate Change Declaration to engage the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims...
August 13, 2015
August 13, 2015 By Bill McKibbenNew York Review of Books   Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home an encyclical letter by Pope FrancisVatican Press, 184 pp., available at...
August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015By Daniel C. MaguireConsortium News Pope Francis is pleading for world leaders to defend the rights of mankind and the future of nature against the power of...
August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015By Uki Goñi New York Times BUENOS AIRES — “I wish to join my voice to yours in calling for land, lodging and labor for all our brothers and sisters. I said it...
August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015Vatican Radio Pope Francis has decided to set up a “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation” which will be celebrated on September 1st annually. He made...
August 8, 2015
August 8, 2015By Bridgett EnnisYale Climate Connections Engaging people through love, awe, and wonder can help society address climate change. Ninety-seven percent of climate...
August 4, 2015
Similarities between the Encyclical Laudato si’: “On Care for our Common Home” and the Earth Charter, “Earth, Our Home” By Leonardo BoffEarth Charter InternationalAugust 4,...
August 1, 2015
By Rachel Findley and Shelley Tanenbaum BeFriending CreationNewsletter of Quaker Earthcare Witness Volume 28, Number 4 July-August 2015 http://www.quakerearthcare.org/sites/...
August 1, 2015
By Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim Solutions July-August 2015 www.thesolutionsjournal.org Read the article:http://fore.yale.edu/files/...
August 1, 2015
July 31, 2015By Jack Jenkins Climate Progress More than 180 evangelical Christian leaders signed a letter this week backing President Barack Obama’s plan to reduce carbon...