Displaying items by tag: climate change

Agroecology: Radically Changing How We Face Food Insecurity and Climate Change

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 07:43

Food insecurity is largely driven by a food system that is highly controlled by agribusiness. But there's a better way.

Published in Food and Climate

Ahead of the G7 Environment Ministers meeting, Christian groups call upon the US and other governments to care for the creation

Friday, 09 June 2017 11:34

Act Alliance, CIDSE, Global Catholic Climate Movement, Focsiv joint press release

Published in Newsroom

Nations must step up their leadership and citizens their actions to reduce climate change in face of US withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Thursday, 01 June 2017 14:44

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.

Published in Climate Justice

The struggle for an inclusive energy policy in Myanmar

Thursday, 27 April 2017 11:14

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.

Published in Blog

Let's demystify agroecology: a thematic analysis

Thursday, 20 April 2017 10:30

Development and Peace - Caritas Canada launches thematic analysis "Let's Demystify Agroecology" (Available in EN/FR)

Published in Food and Climate

Statement: Stop the ECB subsidising climate disaster

Thursday, 09 March 2017 08:24

Economic policy should contribute to the fight against social injustice and climate change, not support polluters and speculators.

Published in Climate Justice

Stories of Change: Sustainable Food for the People and the Planet

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 09:09

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.

Stories of Change: Transition and change start at home

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 11:13

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.

Women Inspiring Women in Multicultural Program on Radio Blau

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 16:08

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.

Published in Gender Equality Blog

Sustainable food meets the social economy: The story of Father Samuel Guedes

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:11

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.