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Pope Francis Encyclical To Save Earth's Ecosystem

Pope Francis’ Revolution To Save Earth’s Ecosystem

Pope Francis' climate encyclical went well beyond any sermons, delving into fields familiar to any Catholic, such as Scripture and theology, but also wandering into sociology, politics, urban planning, economics, globalization, biology and other areas of scientific research. It's main ...
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Buzz Aldrin Survived Arctic Health Crisis

On Dec 1st 2016, 86 year old former astronaut Buzz Aldrin was evacuated from the South Pole after his health deteriorated during a trip with a tourist group visiting the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. After being transported to Christchurch, the ...
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The environmental costs of a Thanksgiving meal

It’s easy to romanticize the 1621 coming-together of the Wampanoag tribe with the struggling European settlers, which many people now view as the original Thanksgiving. From an environmental perspective, the nostalgic urge is stronger still. The carbon footprint of the ...
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2015 Arctic Circle Assembly

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops When: 16 October 2015 to 18 October 2015 Where: Reykjavik, Iceland More information: http://arcticcircle.org The 2015 Arctic Circle Assembly is due to convene in the coming weeks. The Arctic Circle is the largest global gathering ...
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Pope Francis’ Tough Stance On Climate Change

In 2015, Pope Francis, the leader the Catholic Church, issued the first-ever comprehensive set of Vatican teachings on climate change, in the form of an encyclical—or "papal letter"—sent to churches worldwide. Plans also include personally lobbying for climate action action ...
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Climate encyclical sent strong moral message to the world

Lima, Peru A look back on Pope Francis' climate encyclical on ecology and climate shows that it sent a strong moral message -- a message that made some readers uncomfortable, some observers said. Before the encyclical, Archbishop Pedro Barreto Jimeno ...
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Pope Francis tells youths to shake things up

Pope Francis tells youths to shake things up

Pope Francis is telling young people to "shake things up", but then help clean the mess up. His exhortation which took place on Sunday, 7/13/2015 during the final appearance on his three-country tour in South America. His speech was a ...
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Dalai Lama at the Glastonbury Festival

Dalai Lama at the Glastonbury Festival – Steals the show from Kanye .

Dalai Lama at the Glastonbury Festival It’s not every day that we see an 80-year-old spiritual leader steal the show from the self-proclaimed “greatest living rock star on the planet.” The 2015 Glastonbury music festival was headed by Kanye West. The festival ...
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2015 Recorded As Earth’s Hottest Year

It's not like we really needed to be told again that our planet is getting warmer.... But IT IS!!! Both NASA and NOAA have independently concluded that Earth's surface temperatures in 2015 were higher than any previous year in recorded ...
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