New York’s JFK airport has an urban farm. Wait, what?
The potatoes in your bag of complimentary airline chips could someday come from a farm at — surprise! — New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Outside JetBlue Airways’ Terminal 5, a few thousand black plastic crates form raised beds for an urban garden. USA Today reports: Designed to promote New York agriculture and add a bit more green space to […]Read more
Environmentally friendly Easter Ideas
Easter is hopping up this coming Sunday. If you are putting together Easter baskets or giving Easter gifts this year, here are some eco-hacks so you can have a more environmentally friendly Easter celebration: 1. Check your chocolate and candies: When you are purchasing candy for an environmentally friendly Easter — or at any other time, for that matter — […]Read more
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 focus, saving Earth’s Ecosystem. Divided into six chapters, “Laudato Si” began by outlining a myriad of issues affecting the planet: […]Read more
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 in a series of high profile meetings ahead of the all-important UN global warming negotiations in Paris. A papal letter […]Read more
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 of Huancayo, Peru,”The encyclical will address the issue of inequality in the distribution of resources and topics such as the […]Read more
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 modification of his famous exhortation in 2013, which took place in Rio de Janeiro. There he told a church full […]Read more
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 is the biggest of its kind in the world. In predictable Kanye style, the show was mostly all about Kanye. […]Read more