Displaying items by tag: climate change - CIDSE

Infographic: Ingredients of a just transition for a low carbon and sustainable future

Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:12

An infographic illustrating  the pathways towards a just transition

Published in Rethinking development

Press release: Agroecology is not only about food: a new project analyses its dimensions and impacts

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 09:31

Agroecology is an encompassing concept related to the environmental, socio-cultural, economic and political spheres of our society. It involves a way of producing, distributing and consuming food as well as developing food policies that is mindful of concepts like equality, solidarity, democracy, empowerment and ecology.

Published in Newsroom

Ready for the World Social Forum 2018

Monday, 26 February 2018 15:54

After Montreal in 2016, the World Social Forum is back in Brazil where it was first held in 2001. This year, it will take place in Salvador de Bahia from 13 to 17 March under the slogan “To resist is to create, to resist is to transform!” in a difficult national political context. We are looking forward to this space where alternatives to the current economic system are explored fostering our engagement for system change.

What’s the place of transition in the Christian message?

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 09:16

In Fastenopfer, the Swiss Lenten Fund in Switzerland, our Lenten campaign this year is inspired by Pope Francis’ call for an “ecological conversion” in the encyclical “Laudato Si.’” It calls for an inner conversion: the realization that we are one with all of humanity and nature. Through our Lenten campaign, we want to build a movement of people inspired by this call who will actively contribute to build a world where everyone has enough to live.

Published in Blog

Laudato Si’: The End of the Beginning for the Journey Toward Care for Our Common Home and One Another

Friday, 02 February 2018 13:09

Three years ago, the world waited impatiently for the new encyclical letter on integral ecology by Pope Francis. For months ahead of its unveiling, people in the know—social activists, theologians, ecologists—Catholic or not, speculated, theorized, and dreamed of all that this important message might contain. We knew that the words from the Holy Father would be coming at a critical time, in the lead up to the COP21 Climate talks in Paris. Those of us who had been praying for the world to wake up to the urgency of the current ecological crisis put our hopes in the hands of Pope Francis and this encyclical.

Published in Encyclical Laudato Si'

Ingredients of a just transition for a low carbon and sustainable future

Monday, 18 December 2017 12:10

Transitioning to a low-carbon and sustainable economy based on accessible and affordable renewable energy for all is a key pillar to achieve the targets set by the Paris Agreement. The changes required in our societies and economies are profound, so how are we to ensure a just transition for all, where no one is left behind and planetary boundaries are respected?

Published in Blog

Ethical Investments in an era of Climate Change: a guide to reviewing environmental and social governance of Catholic investments

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 13:27

Trócaire and the Global Catholic Climate Movement have launched a guide for faith-based institutions concerned with the ways in which their investments align with their mission and vision, particularly in light of the global challenge of climate change. 

Published in Climate Justice

Press release: Urgency, equity and ambition are the key ingredients for climate justice

Friday, 17 November 2017 13:53

As the climate change conference COP23 draws to a close, the Catholic network CIDSE sees some positive developments but reaffirms that urgent steps are necessary if we aim to face the climate crisis and guarantee a safer and better future for the most vulnerable.

Published in Newsroom

To truly address climate change; let’s stop talking and start listening

Thursday, 16 November 2017 11:55

Time has come to answer Pope Francis’s call to action and tackle the climate crisis at its roots.

Published in Encyclical Laudato Si'

Press release: Catholic voices challenge governments to raise their game on climate change

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 17:10

The Catholic network CIDSE calls on governments to up the stakes when it comes to the engagement needed to ensure the success of the Paris climate agreement and seize the climate challenge as the opportunity to put us on course towards a just transition that leaves no one behind.

Published in Newsroom