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Human rights focus can strengthen Paris climate deal

COMMENT: Climate change may constitute the most serious challenge to the fulfilment of human rights in our world today

UK government ordered to cut air pollution

NEWS: Supreme court tells ministers to take "immediate action" to meet safe limits of nitrogen dioxide 25 years after original deadline

G20 to assess ‘carbon bubble’ threat – media reports

NEWS: United States, China, India, Russia, Australia, and Saudi Arabia to probe risks of stranded assets ahead of UN climate pact

Nepal earthquake offers lessons for climate disaster planning

NEWS: Lack of rules and regulations meant earthquake warnings were ignored, say local experts, leaving communities vulnerable to disasters

European air pollution has deadly trillion-dollar price tag – WHO

NEWS: Related deaths and diseases cost European economies $1.6 trillion a year, World Health Organization finds, calling on leaders to enact curbs

Japan eyes weak climate goals as nuclear plans fade

NEWS: Atomic energy's role in power generation won't recover to pre-Fukushima levels, opening door for coal and gas

Columban testifies against Human Trafficking

As the world celebrated Earth Day on April 22, a day to celebrate our work for wholeness, healing, and restoring right relationships with all of Go

Catholics can play “decisive role” in solving climate challenge

NEWS: Burning coal, oil and gas will create "existential risk" for billions warn Vatican's top science academies in historic call for action

The famous Viscount Monckton went to Rome to see the Pope...

Ban Ki-moon urges Catholics to embrace climate action

NEWS: UN secretary general stresses the scientific consensus on climate change and praises Pope Francis' leadership at Vatican summit


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Responding to Climate Change:

NEWS: Resist urge to build new coal-fired plants now, or strand more assets later, Angel Gurria...


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