Join us to learn how the exponential growth of plastics is threatening the survival of our planet. In this webinar, we hear from Valeria Merino, Vice President for Global Earth Day, about the Earth Day Network's "A World Without Plastic Pollution Earth Day Campaign." Ms. Merino shares the many resources available from the Earth Day network to help us reduce our consumption of plastics. We also unpack the Covenant's Earth Day Program (Beyond a Throwaway Culture: Reduce Waste--Grow Community), and explore how your faith community can celebrate our common home on Earth Day…and every day!
This short video discusses how the parish of Our Mother of Confidence in San Diego, California has taken action to reduce water and energy usage in order to be better stewards of God's creation; these changes have led parish leaders to be more mindful of their natural and financial resources.
This short video discusses the benefits those at Saint James Parish and Academy in Solana Beach, California have experienced since implementing environmentally conscious projects and initiatives in their community. These benefits include facility cost savings, increased opportunities for community building, and an overall sense of improvement in health and wellness among students, staff, and parishioners.
This one-hour webinar features renowned atmospheric scientist and Christian leader Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Dr. Dan DiLeo, Catholic Climate Covenant consultant and Assistant Professor at Creighton University.
In this webinar, Dr. Hayhoe and Dr. DiLeo explore:
The Trump Administration is proposing to “replace and repeal” the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). Stakeholders have until January 16th to comment on the proposed repeal. Join us to learn more about what’s at stake with the repeal of the CPP and how to respond effectively.
In this one-hour webinar we will explore:
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- How the Dioceses of Toledo and Burlington initiated and inspired Care for Creation activities and successful conferences around Laudato Si’ among the Catholic faithful
- Successful programs and activities they have implemented within Catholic schools and parishes that sustain interest and actions related to Care for Creation and Laudato Si’
- Proven ways to encourage and motivate fellow parishioners to participate in your efforts
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As wildfires rage in California, three hurricanes continue to severely impact millions of people in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean in unprecedented ways. How do we explain these tragic phenomena? What can we do to respond to them and the prospect of future events?
The Carmelite NGO presents the Curriculum on Laudato Si', which teaches high school students around the world the wisdom of Pope Francis' earth-care Encyclical. The Curriculum is for grades 9-12, with an adult Study Guide for college classes and study groups.
On the occasion of World Food Day 2017, Caritas Internationalis released the following statement: Ensure the Right to Food, protect Human Dignity everywhere: make Migration a free choice, not a necessity. The statement acknowledges the phenomenon of forced migration resulting from climate change. It pleads for legal protection for the "environmental migrants" who have been displaced because of food insecurity or lack of other natural resources caused by a changing climate.
Learn about the Covenant’s newest program, Catholic Energies, and how it can help your parish/school/institution a) reduce energy use in its facilities, b) save money on utility bills, and c) educate about Laudato Si'. Learn how we can live faithfully AND sustainably through our energy choices.
- Dan Misleh, Executive Director, Catholic Climate Covenant;
- Dan Last, Chief Operating Officer, Catholic Climate Energies; and
- Bob Simon, Archdiocese of Washington.