Tag Archives: Climate Change

South Australia’s Blackout and the Climate Debate.

Since September of last year, here in Australia, the debate regarding climate change and renewable energy has hotted up. First of all to give you all a bit of background. On Wednesday evening, the 28th of September 2016, a severe … Continue reading

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Backward Step on Climate Change

The election of Donald Trump to the US presidency has certainly had an impact on those of us concerned about the environment and Climate Change. Trump has stated that he does not believe Climate Change is actually taking place and … Continue reading

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There is no Planet B

On the 2nd of September, 2016, an open letter was posted to the Australian Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientists. In light of the ratification of the Paris Agreement, which came into force on the 5th of … Continue reading

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It’s a Fracking Problem

The body of evidence is growing that fracking is not only bad for the global climate, it is also dangerous for local communities. In April, parliament member and Greens NSW mining spokesperson, Jeremy Buckingham, demonstrated how it affects the environment … Continue reading

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Our Proper Place on This Planet

In her book, “Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation,” Lutheran theologian, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda argues for a ‘tectonic shift in our understanding of ourselves, and human beings, and our place on this planet. She, along with other theologians, recognises that … Continue reading

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Passionist International JPIC Workshop, Rome, 2015

A Passionist International workshop seminal on Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation was held at our mother house in Rome from the 13th to the 19th of April this year. Fr. Kevin Dance CP of our Australian Province, and a … Continue reading

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A Realistic Reappraisal of Fossil Fuels in Light of Climate Change

The United Nations and the majority of scientists around the world are agreed that Climate change is a reality. There is less agreement as to the degree to which human activity contributes to it, though the leaning is toward us … Continue reading

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