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Energy from the wind in Roscommon. iStock photo.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Hargaden
Movies set in Ireland rarely omit the trope of the aerial shot of rolling green fields. After all, it is the Emerald Isle. Or is it?
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Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
The carnivorous cravings of a world of almost eight billion people have radically changed the definition of life on this planet.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
In almost 20 books published over half a century, Barry Lopez always maintained a tight focus on the interconnectedness—and spiritual value—of all life, from the smallest mushroom to the largest forest.
People walk past posters placed by climate activists ahead of a protest march in Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Griffin Thompson
The climate summit in Glasgow only reminds us that the Paris Agreement is weak and overly dependent on market incentives. The Catholic Church and “Laudato Si’” provide a better foundation for real change.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
If entire nations are falling short at combatting climate change, what can local communities and small churches hope to contribute? Well, a lot.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Sarah Vincent
In his tenure as new executive director of the Catholic Climate Covenant, Jose Aguto looks to inspire other Catholics to enact climate action to be better stewards of the earth and its most vulnerable people.