April 2018 News

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018By Jana Riess Religion News Service The phrase “Mormon environmentalist” is not one you hear every day, given that Mormons in the United States are...
April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018By Brian Roewe National Catholic Reporter As federal steps to curb climate change wane in the United States, a new campaign looks to add a loud and broad...
April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018 By Chad Pawson  CBC News Leaders from a broad spectrum of religious faiths stood with Indigenous people at a Kinder Morgan work site in Burnaby, B.C.,...
April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018Xinhua Net CLAREMONT, the United States – The 12th International Forum on Ecological Civilization, an initiative to create and promote new modes of...
April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018By Jim Robbins Yale Environment 360 From Alaska to Australia, scientists are turning to the knowledge of traditional people for a deeper understanding of the...
April 24, 2018
April 24, 2018 By Alex Mikulich National Catholic Reporter Water literally is both the gift of life and a threat of death. In my home of New Orleans and many places like it...
April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018By Joseph KennySt. Louis Review Cardinal Peter Turkson gave a bonus talk at the St. Louis Climate Summit, which is hosted by St. Louis University as a way to...
April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018By John O’Shaughnessy and Erin Lothes National Catholic Reporter This week, an international coalition of Catholic institutions announced its divestment...
April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018By Robert W. McElroy America: The Jesuit Review Five years ago, Jorge Bergoglio became Francis, choosing at the moment of his election in March 2013 a name that...
April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018By Dennis SadowskiCrux A wind turbine turns in front of a fossil fuel power plant in Charlestown, Mass., in this 2013 file photo. Catholic institutions are...
April 20, 2018
April 20, 2018By Christiana Zenner National Catholic Reporter Five years ago, few people thought of the Catholic church as ecologically activist or environmentally diplomatic...
April 19, 2018
April 19, 2018    By George Rodriguez National Catholic Reporter Moravia, Costa Rica — Universities worldwide may be answering a call to become their...
April 18, 2018
April 18, 2018By Tom Montgomery FateChicago Tribune Jim Antal recognizes that most Americans are not engaged by the climate change issue. “Two in three Americans think...
April 17, 2018
April 17, 2018Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) Devastating flooding across South Asia in 2017 displaced 41 million people and resulting in the deaths of more...
April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018By Maria Benevento National Catholic Reporter Duluth, Minn. — A Catholic Worker retreat culminated in an action at a pipeline storage facility April 9 in...
April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018 By Tom Boswell National Catholic Reporter Just prior to the December 2015 Climate Change Conference in Paris, Pope Francis warned a group of reporters that the...
April 13, 2018
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April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018By Feng HaoChina Dialogue A Buddhist lama and his local volunteers search for a solution to the growing piles of rubbish on the remote Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau...
April 11, 2018
Boulder native will consider social, ecological implications of Zen Buddhism By Rob Enslin Syracuse University April 11, 2018 Syracuse Symposium concludes its yearlong...
April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018  By Timothy J. GreeneSeattle Times As we prepare to join Saturday’s March for Science, please understand that by integrating traditional knowledge...
April 9, 2018
April 9, 2018By Anne DaviesThe Guardian When the water levels of the Darling river fall, local elders in Wilcannia, New South Wales, say, the crime rate spikes, particularly...
April 9, 2018
April 9, 2018By Tracey OsborneScientific American Indigenous people are rejecting oil, coal and gas extraction in favor of renewable energy to save their land, increase...
April 9, 2018
April 9, 2018By Martha A. KirkNational Catholic Reporter In this Easter season, when we were blessed again with the waters of baptism, do we have eyes to see the sacredness...
April 6, 2018
April 6, 2018By Anna PukasArab News CAMBRIDGE: Green is the color of Islam and also the color that symbolizes eco-friendly, sustainable living. A building under construction...