Environment

Catholic nuns plant mahogany tree saplings during a Feast of the Forest event in Cagueban town in the western Philippines, on June 30, 2012. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Romeo Ranoco
Faith News
Nine Catholic organizations from around the world have announced they are divesting their savings from coal, oil and gas companies in a joint bid to fight climate change.
Demonstrators sit on the ground along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House in Washington, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, during a demonstration and march. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Politics & Society News
Hundreds of Catholics joined the People's Climate March to call for moral and prayerful action to protect creation.
Bill McKibben, author and activist, in 2009. Photo courtesy of Nancie Battaglia
Faith News
Even fans of McKibben may not know that the founder of the 350.org environmental nonprofit is also a religious man.
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Politics & Society Dispatches
Jim McDermottApril 13, 2017
Almost every lily any of us in the United States will see this Easter comes from the very same tiny area at the northwest border of California.
Humans have dramatically affected the climate, causing unbearable pollution in cities such as Beijing. (iStock/Hung Chung Chih)
Politics & Society Short Take
Peter KellnerApril 11, 2017
It is time for a reorientation toward socially conscious investing.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Robert David SullivanApril 06, 2017
The U-turn on environmental policies comes as evidence mounts that climate change has already caused significant damage, from killing large sections of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to causing severe drought in Africa.