The Ecology and Development Project
Through research and analysis,
theological reflection, advocacy,
creation of resources, and
collaboration with national and
international players, the Ecology
and Development Project contributes
a Catholic Social Teaching and
common good perspective to the
evolving dialogue on ecology and development, while promoting
ecologically-and socially-just policy
solutions.
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(via Nike, Starbucks, Intel: Don’t risk kids’ futures on climate gamble : Renew Economy)
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"Around the globe, particularly in the East, in cultures that are more attuned to the semaphore and simile of ingredients, more steaks are being ordered. They are the taste of the free market, the blessing of Western capitalism, a celebration of consumerism and modernity and the arrival of the middle class. Thirty percent of the world’s land surface that isn’t frozen is given over to livestock production, and most of that is for grazing cattle. We eat the cows, and the cows eat everything else: horizons of corn, the rain forest, the plains and pampas, and the habitats of other species. They poison the water, and their flatulence contributes to global warming."
A. A. Gill on Drinking Blood From the Heart of a Bull—“It Tastes Like Steak” | Vanity Fair
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"I may be a Republican. I’m not an idiot."

Mayor R. Rex Parris, Republican Mayor of Lancaster, CA

Is Mayor Parris a sign that the Republican party may finally be ready to give credence to science?

We hope so, though James Inhofe doesn’t seem to share the same sentiment as Mayor Parris, even though scientists agree climate change will impact our world and the military recognizes that these changes will affect our national security.

Mayors have been some of the most active leaders in the United States on climate charge, probably because they realize that the localized effects will impact their communities in specific ways. The Mayors have frequently urged federal action, because as they move to protect their people, they realize that some actions, like a nationwide energy transition, expensive storm water management systems and disaster preparedness require assistance from the Feds.

See: Inhofe Can’t Budget an Admiral Who Says Climate Change Matters

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"Education is neither the subjugation or simplification of meaning, nor the elimination of mystery. I need to feel the land where I am, its life and history, its story in order to open up my story. There needs to be time for input, reflection, analysis, conversation, discernment (head and heart) and clear community action. Children are not prepared for life - for living - if they do not experience this approach to engaging and learning. It’s not just IQ, it’s I care, which makes for living."
ESSC - 83. Environmental science for social change: Science in context
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There’s a mapp for that.
House Natural Resource Committee Dem’s create app with timelines of energy production and extreme weather, plus info on fuel economies.
Go play.
There’s a mapp for that.
House Natural Resource Committee Dem’s create app with timelines of energy production and extreme weather, plus info on fuel economies.
Go play.
There’s a mapp for that.
House Natural Resource Committee Dem’s create app with timelines of energy production and extreme weather, plus info on fuel economies.
Go play.
On Climate Change, Americans May Trust Politics Above Preachers : It's All Politics : NPR
Oregonians eat organic food for spiritual reasons, aside from their health
Tween Boys Take On Methane, McDonalds | The Des Moines Register
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