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Pope Francis blesses environment, McKibben gives Pope his blessing

Laudato Si’, the papal encyclical letter written by Pope Francis, is helping to move global warming to the forefront of the world’s consciousness.

Recent years have exposed the emptiness of the free market ideology — arguably a theology — and U.S. 461 more words

Environment & Nature

Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Desmond Tutu and Others Call for Mass Climate Action

By Emma Howard, Guardian UK – 26 August 15
Source: Readers Supported News

Noam Chomsky, Desmond Tutu, Naomi Klein and Vivienne Westwood among group calling for mass mobilisation on the scale of slavery abolition and anti-apartheid movements…

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Climate Change News

Planetary Economics

The beginning of the GOOD news is HARD news, according to John the Baptist calling people out into the wilderness of Nature (Gospel of Mark 1:1-8). 1,056 more words

Religion

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. 255 more words

Journalism

Mapping Our 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  1,315 more words

Data Visualization