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.
September 21, 2014 will see the largest march for climate justice ever, to be held in New York City.
The following article, written by Maryknoll Sr. Marvie Misolas, was published in the July-August 2014 NewsNotes.
Maryknoll applauds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its June 2, 2014 announcement to regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants.
China has seen a huge increase in industrialization and growth in exports since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001.
On April 22, an alliance of pipeline fighters — ranchers, farmers, tribal communities, and their friends — called the Cowboy Indian Alliance will ride into Washington, D.C. for the next, and perhaps final, chapter in the fight against Keystone XL.
350.org provides this letter and link to send your comment to the State Department on the environmental impact of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
A symposium at the Washington National Cathedral and St. Alban’s Parish Sattlerlee Hall
To register, email Carol Janus: firstname.lastname@example.org
Free admission. Pre-register by February 18 to receive a complimentary box lunch.
The following article was written by Maryknoll Sister Marvie Misolas and published in the January-February 2014 NewsNotes.