Tuesday 18. February 2020

It’s the poor who pay humanity’s ecological debt

European Parliament

Interview with Sylvia Goulard, MEP (ALDE), President of the European Parliament’s Intergroup on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

Template for COP 22 and Beyond

European Union

A new language, a fresh way of looking at familiar reality, and an alternative proposal for how we calibrate our relationship with our world.

Making concrete the EU commitment on climate change

European Council

The environment ministers of the EU confirmed the proposal for COP21 to reduce emissions at least by 40% by 2030, and to reduce 80-95% in 2050 compared with 1990.

Pilgrimage to Paris – it’s on!

UN

From Flensburg to Paris: climate activitsts and pilgrimage enthusiasts are joining together on a walk to the French capital for the UN Climate Summit.

Is Pope Francis an environmental populist?

Church in Europe

In his encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis directly links environmental questions with social questions, and calls into question the predominant role of market-based economics.

Economics of climate change: the ecological debt ?

European Union

Climate change has many dimensions: physical, social, political and also economical. Mitigation is a challenge to our economies. Waiting is not longer an option.

Cries of the poor and cries of Nature

Church in Europe

On Pope Francis’ new Encyclical letter Laudato Si.

EU Commissioner Cañete: “Paris has to be a success!”

European Commission

The Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr. Cañete, talks to Europeinfos about the main challenges for the EU in these negotiations.

Catholic organisations’ initiatives to face up to climate change

Church in Europe

Concrete initiatives launched by Christian organisations during COP21 in Paris in December 2015 to encourage leaders to insure firm commitments against climate change.

Climate Change Conundrum: Lifestyle Options are Key

Patrick H. Daly

Like Nero, fiddling while Rome burned, most politicians pressed the continue-as-before button.

Adaptation or the needed resilience

European Commission

The impact of climate change will become more intense and its effects will be irreversible. We will have to adapt to new physical and climatic conditions.

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