Tag: UN Climate Summit

Global Catholic Climate Movement Press Release: Prominent Faith Leaders Deliver Interfaith Climate Change Statement to U.N.

New York, NY: At a colourful multifaith ceremony with Buddhist chants, Zoroastrian prayers and Sikh drumming at the Church Center for the UN, Ambassador Mogens Lykketoft, President of the UN General Assembly took delivery yesterday of the Interfaith Climate Change Statement to World Leaders (www.interfaithstatement2016.org).   Amongst key Catholic signatories of the Statement are: Bishop… Continue Reading Global Catholic Climate Movement Press Release: Prominent Faith Leaders Deliver Interfaith Climate Change Statement to U.N.

Christmas Greetings from Catholic Earthcare Australia

  Dear Friends, What an historic year! For Catholic Earthcare Australia, it has been a landmark year filled with inspiring stories and so many rewarding experiences. Like his predecessors, Pope Francis, through his Encyclical Laudato Si’, has called us to a new way of being in the world. He has asked all of us to… Continue Reading Christmas Greetings from Catholic Earthcare Australia

Humanity takes a huge step forward. Now the work begins! – A summary of the outcomes of the Paris Climate Summit

The agreement reached in Paris depends on political will, with countries setting their own climate action plans. So this is not a time to be complacent. If the decisions are to be implemented, the world will need to pick up the pace of change dramatically, and Australia will have to change quite markedly from the… Continue Reading Humanity takes a huge step forward. Now the work begins! – A summary of the outcomes of the Paris Climate Summit

Watch the public art projection that lit up St. Peter’s Basilica to inspire change around the climate crisis

 Read the press release announcing the public art projection below: Public art projection featuring images of humanity and climate change to illuminate St. Peter’s Basilica on the opening of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy on Dec. 8 VATICAN CITY, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/     VATICAN CITY, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On Dec. 8,… Continue Reading Watch the public art projection that lit up St. Peter’s Basilica to inspire change around the climate crisis

Highlights from the Global Climate March last weekend

During the last weekend in November, the Global Climate March took place in cities all over the world. Here are some of the highlights from the march (provided by the Global Catholic Climate Movement): This weekend’s Global Climate March was the largest climate mobilization in history. Over 785,000 of you participated in 2,300 events in 175 countries.  … Continue Reading Highlights from the Global Climate March last weekend

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