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CIDSE staff and members reflect on CIDSE's work to achieve a paradigm shift in how we produce and consume, for global justice, for a life in dignity for all, with fair access to resources and participation.


Don’t be fooled by climate-smart agriculture!

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 14:22

Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) is like Green Growth, Inclusive Growth, Green Economy and so many other catch-all and concepts which are too vague and broad to be useful: nice labels put on ‘business as usual’ policies avoiding the radical changes that are required.

Meeting with the Pope: compelling argument for scaling the circular movement

Thursday, 17 September 2015 13:28

There is a certain inevitability beginning to enter the political conversation regarding the environment. Progress remains alarmingly slow but momentum seems to be building.

The call of Pope Francis to the whole world: Hear the cry of the people, the cry of the earth

Friday, 31 July 2015 15:14

Caring for the earth is the same as caring for the people. According to Cardinal Turkson, that is the call of Pope Francis in his new Encyclical Laudato Si’.

Thoughts on Radical Change for People and Planet

Friday, 24 July 2015 08:48

Reflections on the third panel dialogue at the Conference “People and Planet First: The Imperative to Change Course”, held in Rome 2-3 July 2015.