Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

18, Jan

Kiribati SOS

Author: admin2

Kiribati SOS is a wonderful new 4 minute video by film maker Michael Power from Afterglow. Two young climate activists from Kiribati – Tinaai Teaua and Vasiti Tebamare from the Kiribati Health Retreat Association (KHRA) and Kiribati Climate Action Network — recently  visited Australia to share their story about the impact of climate change on […]

11, Aug

The Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea have joined a petition to Australia’s big four banks to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As a minimum the petition demands that the banks: ● Make no further investments that expand the size of the fossil fuel industry, and ● Reduce your exposure to […]

9, Feb

Pope Francis has implored us to prepare for Easter by practicing the works of mercy. This year’s  Lenten Carbon Fast Calendar will act as our guide to spreading mercy to both people and the planet, in order to protect and preserve God’s creation. We thank the Social Justice Committee from CLRI for this great resource. […]

12, Nov

The COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris commences at the end of November. As National Governments work toward adopting a new universal climate agreement Civil Society and NGOs around the world have already mobilized action and initiatives to address climate change at the grass roots level. The Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities is one movement […]

1, Nov

The Presentation Sisters of Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania have endorsed an international letter to world leaders in support of a ban on fracking and a renewable energy future. The action is part of a “Global Frackdown”, a month of action throughout November in the lead up to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change […]

10, May

Pope Francis plans to mark two historic milestones this year: Issuing a rare “encyclical” (a letter of guidance to the whole church) – the first to focus primarily on climate change and human responsibility for the environment. Visiting the United States and addressing a joint session of Congress – the first Pope ever to do […]