The World Trade Organization ruled against India’s national solar mission, a major initiative to promote ecologically sustainable growth while addressing India’s energy security challenges.
On February 28, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns brought Columban Father Sean McDonagh to the Maryknoll Mission Center in New York, to speak at an event celebrating the release of Fr. McDonagh’s Orbis book, “On Care for Our Common Home, Laudato Si': The Encyclical of Pope Francis on the Environment.”
A two-page flyer about the issues raised in the Paris Climate Agreement and what you can do to support this important global call to action on the environment.
This 16-page guide offers reflections, questions, prayers, and actions based on the Gospel readings and the teachings of Pope Francis in Laudato Si'.
The following is an excerpt from an article published by the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN) on December 7 about a new report by the Asian Development Bank on the impact of climate change on poor communities.
Maryknoll Sr. Rebecca Macugay was an official observer at the Paris Climate Summit (COP21) representing the Maryknoll Sisters. The following is her reflection on the talks.
Maryknoll Sr. Marvie Misolas was an official observer at the Paris Climate Summit (COP21) representing the Maryknoll Sisters. The following is her reflection, written on the last day of the talks, before the release of the final agreement.
Maryknoll Sr. Claris Zwareva writes about the intersection of climate change and the new sustainable development goals. Sr. Claris, who serves as Maryknoll’s representative at the United Nations where the Maryknoll Sisters and the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers have consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, attended the Paris Climate Summit (COP21).
Chloe Schwabe, the Faith-Economy-Ecology program director for the Maryland Office for Global Concerns writes about her experience as an official observer at the Paris Climate Summit (COP21).
On December 12, world leaders concluded final negotiations of the climate agreement in Paris. Chloe Schwabe, Faith Economy Ecology Project Coordinator, was an official observer at the two-week conference. The following is her statement.
Faith groups call on the World Bank to announce a Zero Deforestation policy at the Paris Climate Summit (COP21).
December 8, 2015 was Gender Day at the Paris Climate Summit. Watch our video of one of the actions for gender justice that happened at the negotiations.
As the UN marks Human Rights Day, we find ourselves in the disturbing place of needing to raise the importance of human rights language in the Paris climate agreement.