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Laudato Si' @3QD: Bridging the Gaps

This month I’ve decided to turn my 3QD slot over to my good friend Charles Cameron so that he can comment on Pope Francis’ remarkable encyclical, Laudato Se’. 395 more words

Great Revaluing

Laudato Si’: the Pope’s call to action on sustainable development

Encyclicals are letters to the Catholic Church outlining the thinking of the Pope and in this case of the Bishops of the world. They do not normally generate global media interest and get leaked ahead of time. 1,470 more words

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CHINA: ' Deadly Storms Kill 18-people and leaves thousands displaced '

#AceNewsReport – CHINA:June.20: Deadly storms have swept through China, killing 18 people and leaving four missing in several provinces, the Ministry of Civil Affairs reported on Friday. 87 more words

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Pope Francis on the Environmental Crisis

An article in the NYTimes opens:

Pope Francis on Thursday called for a radical transformation of politics, economics and individual lifestyles to confront environmental degradation and climate change, as his much-awaited papal encyclical blended a biting critique of consumerism and irresponsible development with a plea for swift and unified global action.

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Politics

Can we reach a principled approach to public-private finance?

In a year of major UN Summits on development finance, sustainable development goals (SDGs) and climate change, the topic that has dominated the discussions has been on the role of the private sector and the finance that it can provide and finance that can be channelled through it. 509 more words

Aid Power Governance

The good, the bad and the meaningful - measuring what matters in the Energy SDG

This week’s The Economist bemoans the list of potential Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets under discussion at the UN as “sprawling and misconceived… 1,574 more words

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