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Conflict-Minerals Unchained

On the 9th of February of this year, through one of the internet news sources I follow from the USA called, ‘Reader Supported News’ (RSN), I was dismade to read about a leaked Trump Presidential memo that would free US … 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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Cobalt and Congo

In my blog article last March I gave an update on my further research into Coltan (Columbite Tantalite), a ‘conflict mineral’ whose importance in modern technological devices has fueled a bloody civil war that to date has resulted in around … Continue reading

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Refugee Resettlement in Papua New Guinea

Tony Fedele has been a long time friend of our Passionist Community in Templestowe, Melbourne. His son, David Fedele, has become an independent documentary filmmaker, who recently traveled to city of Lae in Papua New Guinea, to witness first hand … 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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