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Making concrete the EU commitment on climate change

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%...

Economics of climate change: the economical debt?

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

Pope’s encyclical on environment sparks comments and hope

Ecology and Jesuits in Communication (Ecojesuit.com) has launched its special edition on Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical released last 18 June.  This edition...

Cries of the poor and cries of Nature

On Pope Francis’ new Encyclical letter Laudato Si Awaited for many months and the object of a great deal of commentary and criticism in advance...

EU Commissioner Cañete: “The call of Pope Francis to combat climate...

The 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...

Catholic organisations’ initiatives to face up to climate change

CIDSE is an international alliance of 17 Catholic development organisations working together for global justice. Caritas Internationalis is a network comprising 165 organisations. It...

Adaptation or needed resilience

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

Mitigation or how to limit the impacts of climate change

In 2013 the European Environment Agency (EEA) announced that Europe had already reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 19% with reference to the...