Displaying items by tag: climate change
Ahead of the G7 Environment Ministers meeting, Christian groups call upon the US and other governments to care for the creation
Act Alliance, CIDSE, Global Catholic Climate Movement, Focsiv joint press release
Nations must step up their leadership and citizens their actions to reduce climate change in face of US withdrawal from Paris Agreement
The announcement that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement that was ratified under the Obama administration in September 2016 is a disappointing setback in the global struggle against climate change.
Community organizations in Myanmar have been mobilizing against the government’s energy policy, which prioritizes coal and the construction of hydro-electric dams. The planned projects in this policy not only contribute to climate change but are also displacing rural and marginalised communities without consultation.
Development and Peace - Caritas Canada launches thematic analysis "Let's Demystify Agroecology" (Available in EN/FR)
Economic policy should contribute to the fight against social injustice and climate change, not support polluters and speculators.
We believe in the power of stories to contribute to positive change by bringing forth the tales of ordinary people, their struggles, ideas and the sustainable initiatives they build day by day. Focusing this year on sustainable food production and consumption, the campaign ‘Change for the Planet – Care for the People’ has launched its first ‘Stories of Change: Sustainable food for the people and the planet’ video series.
Teresa was always attentive and caring about the world, more or less consciously, but it was with the birth of her first child, Bernardo, that she was absolutely aware of the interconnectedness of life and nature, and the role we can play starting at home to change our ways of living.
In the last five years, many Syrian women went through critical circumstances with the beginning of the Syrian revolution in 2011, followed by the armed conflict that was imposed on the people by the Syrian regime, and the presence of regional and international forces.
Unemployement and economic instability became widespread for families in Portugal in the aftermath of the 2008 economic crisis. Yet this was not a reason for dispair for Father Samuel Guedes, who decided to take action. He created three social solidarity institutions and a catering social business that sources sustainble and organic products from its own farm. Not only does the project generate employment, but it does so in a way that it respects both people's dignity and the environment.
Press release: EU, enable citizens to make change: prioritise sustainable consumption and production!
Ahead of the release of the European Commission’s (EC) Communication on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Action package and ahead of the review of the European Development Consensus, CIDSE and FTAO join their voices to stress on the importance of lifestyles' change to build a sustainable future for Europe and beyond.