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Our Common Home: Pope Francis and Bernie Sanders

Pope Francis’s Encyclical Laudato Si‘: On Care for Our Common Home has caught the world’s attention. (Scroll down for the Encyclical Letter’s opening paragraphs.) 536 more words

Religion

McKibben on Laudato Si'

In the summer issue of The New York Review of Books Bill MiKibben reviews Laudato Si’, an encyclical by Pope Francis on the environment and climate change. 285 more words

Economics

Climate Change: Has Journalism Failed? Alan Rusbridger gives his answer.

July 14, Chennai- Alan Rusbridger, former Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian News and Media, presented a public lecture in the Kasturi Srinivasan Hall in Chennai. The discussion was a part of a series of three lectures on climate change organized by The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy. 254 more words

Alan Rusbridger

Shrinking Shores

As suggested by the recent review of the disastrous consequences of a rise of two degrees Centigrade on the land-sea boundary of the United States, created by a sea-level rise of  1,276 more words

Data Visualizations

Power To The People, by Bill McKibben (NEW YORKER)

Writing in the New Yorker this week, Vermont environmentalist Bill McKibben provides a thought-provoking overview of Green Energy’s potential game-changing power in our 21st century imperial energy economy, with a focus on the role of public utilities as sites of struggle (and potentially revolutionary change), and the solar panel as the “most disruptive energy technology” of our era. 134 more words

Arts

Changing the zeitgeist - Reflections on climatejustice2015

There is a joke going round Trócaire that I have a hot line to the Vatican. How was it that we managed to time our recent conference on Climate Justice to take place just four days after Pope Francis launched his new encyclical… 977 more words

Climate Change

Yes, This One Matters

Ever since his election in March of 2013, Pope Francis has made big headlines all over the world. In both substance and form, he has demonstrated a marked shift from the personalities and policies of the past two popes – John Paul II and Benedict XVI. 1,456 more words

Politics