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Meeting the Dalai Lama

Last Sunday I had a religious experience — and I don’t mean going to my church in Brooklyn. The experience was sitting next to His Holiness the Dalai Lama on a panel discussion about climate change at Glastonbury Festival. The Dalai Lama had a delightful passion on the topic. It ranged from a love of... (More...)
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One Earth, One Human Family: climate march in Rome

Thousands marched in Rome today to celebrate the Pope’s recent call for urgent climate action   People of faith, civil society groups, and communities impacted by climate change marched together in Rome this Sunday to express gratitude to Pope Francis for the release of his encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, and call for bolder... (More...)
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Divest the Vatican

With the ear of 1.2 billion Catholics and the respect of Christians and non-Christians alike, Pope Francis is uniquely positioned to add both his voice and the unique moral power of his office to the divestment movement. Get involved here (More...)
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Praised Be: Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical

As we stand at this critical juncture, his holiness Pope Francis has released an encyclical — the highest form of teaching by the Catholic Church – that focuses solely on our relationships with the environment. More than just a theological statement though, it is an awakening for the world to understand how climate change impacts... (More...)
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The Valley of Hope

In the heart of Gippsland, just over an hours drive east of Melbourne lies the Latrobe Valley. Nestled between the beautiful Strzelecki mountain ranges and Baw Baw National Park, the Valley’s landscape has been scarred by over a century of coal extraction. But it’s not just the landscape that carries the burden of this industry,... (More...)
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Beyond Norway: The Faces Behind the Investments

Today in Oslo – 44,000 petition signatures were delivered urging Norwegian politicians to divest their Global Pension Fund from fossil fuels, starting with companies mining and burning coal. Coal investments make up only 1.2% of the fund’s US$867bn investment portfolio, yet this is enough to make the fund one of the ten largest coal investors... (More...)
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