Once upon a time, Kaeley Einheuser would have been the last person to approach a beehive.
But then St. Joseph’s Academy in St. Augustine, Florida, where Einheuser is a senior, hosted a local beekeeper during Earth Week last year.
After learning about the big role tiny bees play as pollinators in the Earth’s ecosystem, she became an ardent, um, bee-liever.
Recently I stood pondering Laudato Si’ and the daily choices we must make to care for our common home in the middle of a grocery aisle – or a few aisles actually.
I was attending a small gathering of friends and agreed to bring the beverages. My immediate thought was to go to the nearby grocery store and quickly buy something. But there were a vast number of options, and most were packaged in different sizes of plastic – liter bottles, quart bottles, individual bottles ... etc… so I moved on from the plastic aisle.
Catholic Climate Covenant plays a key role in leading its development
Today in Rome, the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development launched the much awaited enrollment phase of the Laudato Si’ Action Platform.
A scientific paper published in JAMA Network Open, part of the Journal of the American Medical Association, provides clear evidence that the exacerbation of air pollution and heat levels caused by climate change can have severely adverse effects on the unborn, specifically tied to premature births, underweight babies, and stillborn babies.