The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, along with many of our faith-based colleagues, signed the following letter that was delivered to every member of the U.S. Senate.
The much anticipated 20th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru, closed on December 14 with less-than-hoped-for outcomes.
World leaders will come together in Lima, Peru this December for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 20/CMP 10).
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns commends the administration’s $3 billion contribution to the Green Climate Fund. This fund has the potential to finance important adaptation and mitigation projects to transform the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable communities to climate change in developing countries and to protect God’s creation.
Send a message to the Senate and to President Obama to reject any legislation that approves the continuation of the Keystone XL pipeline.
As the effects of climate change become more pronounced, the eyes of the world are on international negotiators as they prepare for the 20th Conference of Parties (COP20) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to be held in Lima, Peru in early December.
Activists, scientists and concerned citizens around the world are calling on their governments to act decisively to prevent disastrous climate change.
This edition of Encounters highlights the importance of energy for civilization as we know it and the urgent need for changes in the global economy in order to avoid the worst effects.
Sign this petition to President Obama and Congress urging the U.S.'s moral leadership at the UN climate summit in September 2014.
As the global community begins to recognize the dangers of climate disruption, some industrialized nations are starting to implement policies to help alleviate some of the stress put on our planet.
The following article, published in the September-October 2014 NewsNotes, was written by Christiana Z. Peppard, Ph.D.; it was prepared in response to readers’ reactions to the World Watch column in the May-June Maryknoll magazine, which focused on the faith community’s actions to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.