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Intervention of His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State on behalf of His Holiness Pope Francis
Infographics illustrating the CIDSE publication “The Climate Urgency: Setting Sail for a New Paradigm”
A CIDSE policy paper, September 2018 (available in EN - ES - PT)
Signed by businesses, civil society, investors, public authorities and trade unions. Tackling climate change is one of the greatest challenges we face today. If we do not act urgently and ambitiously, the impacts will be catastrophic.
Save the date: Roundtable Discussion - Enhancing change from the bottom-up: Towards an EU policy that supports local, sustainable citizen initiatives
CIDSE in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee, Broederlijk Delen, Entraide et Fraternité and Vita is organising a roundtable discussion on the power of citizens to move society towards fairer and more sustainable systems through their own innovative and local initiatives that take into account people's lives and the planet's boundaries.
Around this time-last year Molly McCaffrey travelled to Paris with CAFOD and met with other supporters from CIDSE member organisations. At an event in Parliament, she reflected on the impact the trip to Paris has had on her own life. Their efforts, and that of thousands of other volunteers, charities, organisations and negotiators, resulted in the landmark climate agreement between over 200 countries, which entered into for this month. As climate talks continue this week in Marrakech, it is important to remember the lesson that she learnt on her tip – we can make a difference.
On April 22 – Earth Day – representatives from more than 175 governments meet in New York for the official signature of the UN Paris Agreement, agreed upon in December 2015. On this occasion, we launch the final episode of our Stories for Climate Justice series, with inspiring voices from people at the frontlines of climate change.
Oswald Gracias urges the EU to make real political commitments after the COP 21 and ahead of several important EU meetings, to secure the future of our planet’s most vulnerable people.