Posts Tagged ‘Sustainable Development’

Energy mix in the EU after COP21

TweetThe time has come to make the Paris Agreement real. Renewables are the clear option in the new energy mix. Even in the face of difficulties, the EU should not […]

Poor agreement on the European Regulation of Responsible Sourcing

TweetThe European Institutions – Commission, Council and Parliament – have reached an agreement on the so-called “Conflict Minerals” Regulation last Wednesday.  Civil society organisations, both  in Europe and in the […]

Global response to Laudato si’

TweetThe Encyclical Laudato si’ by Pope Francis published in June has had an amazing effect beyond the boundaries of the Catholic Church. Politicians, scientists, academics and representatives of a large […]

Making concrete the EU commitment on climate change

TweetThe 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 In […]

Economics of climate change: the economical debt?

TweetClimate change has many dimensions: physical, social, political and also economical. Mitigation is a challenge to our economies. Waiting is not longer an option. We tend to associate climate change with […]

Pope’s encyclical on environment sparks comments and hope

TweetEcology and Jesuits in Communication (Ecojesuit.com) has launched its special edition on Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical released last 18 June.  This edition features six stories from colleagues in […]

EU Commissioner Cañete: “The call of Pope Francis to combat climate change could not be more timely”

TweetThe Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, talks about challenges facing the EU as regards these matters and the contribution for the COP21 in Paris next December. There […]

Catholic organisations’ initiatives to face up to climate change

TweetCIDSE is an international alliance of 17 Catholic development organisations working together for global justice. Caritas Internationalis is a network comprising 165 organisations. It works for a world of peace, […]

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