As green bonds approach their tenth anniversary as a capital-raising and investment tool for projects that have positive environmental or climate benefits, questions remain over how well they are managed.
Dan Moriarty is a returned Maryknoll Lay Missioner who now coordinates the Maryknoll Bolivia Immersion Program.
Amid the violence surrounding President Duterte’s “war on drugs,” Maryknoll Sister Marvie L. Misolas continues to work in the Philippines with the Maryknoll Sisters’ Environment and Climate Change ministry. The following article was written by Sister Marvie on recent developments to securing a healthy environment in which human rights can flourish in the Philippines.
Civil society is taking new and creative action to move governments to follow through on their commitments made in the Paris climate agreement and to do more to address the urgent need to address climate change.
The following article about Philippine church leaders launching the global call to "break free from coal" in Quezon province, dubbed as the "coal capital" of the Philippines' island of Luzon, was published in the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN) on April 12.
The following article examines the evidence supporting Pope Francis’ startling warning in Laudato Si’: “the warming caused by huge consumption on the part of some rich countries has repercussions on the poorest areas of the world, especially Africa, where a rise in temperature, together with drought, has proved devastating for farming.”
Just days before the signing of the Paris Climate Accord, hundreds of religious leaders send a statement to world leaders at the United Nations in New York.
We urge Congress to support the $750 million budget request for the Green Climate Fund to both reduce greenhouse gas emissions and respond to the needs of the most vulnerable.
This week's reflection is written by Sr. Mary Ann Smith, who spent many years as a missioner in the Philippines.
Solving the climate crisis is a global effort that will take years. Ask Congress to keep up support of the Green Climate Fund.
A broad coalition of faith-based organizations, including the Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns, celebrates the United States' first disbursement of $500 million to the Green Climate Fund.