Tag: Climate Change

Australian religious leaders join global call for ambitious climate action

People of all faiths urge governments to ratify Paris Climate Change Agreement Catholic Earthcare Australia is proud to have joined with the world’s religious leaders to call on governments to take urgent action on climate change. At a colourful multifaith ceremony, Ambassador Mogens Lykketoft, President of the UN General Assembly took delivery of the Interfaith Climate…
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Catholic Earthcare attends Paris Climate Summit

Philippa Rowland, Catholic Earthcare’s SA Regional Leader, had the opportunity to travel to France at the end of 2015 for the Paris Climate Summit. She shares her thoughts about this experience and what the Paris Agreement truly means for the future of our planet. We all prayed for the Paris Climate Talks to be a turning point, though it is…
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Pope Francis urged us to take to the streets and we did!

November 30, 2015: A message from Jacqui Rémond, National Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia Dear friends, Congratulations and THANK YOU for creating a great moment in 2015. This is what people power looks like! Over three days, hundreds of thousands of people across the country joined us for the biggest climate march Australia has ever seen.…
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The Catholic Community Takes to the Streets to Call for Climate Action in Paris

For Immediate Release: November 27, 2015  The Catholic community in Australia is mobilising ahead of the Paris Climate Summit to call for a strong global agreement from world leaders. This weekend, over a million people around the world will take to the streets for a Global Climate March. Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez will address the Climate…
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COP 21 Climate Summit

Everyone has been talking about the COP 21 climate negotiations, which will be taking place in Paris from November 30 – December 11. Here’s a brief overview of what it’s all about, why it’s so important, how the Church is responding and how you can get involved. What is happening? At the end of November, the…
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Light the Way Vigil – Sydney

Join us in Sydney on the 24th of September, as we come together with thousands across the globe to Light the Way to a better future! The evening before global goals for sustainable development are adopted and Pope Francis addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York, we will stand united under one sky. From Australia to India, South…
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The People’s Climate March

As world leaders meet to discuss the future of our common home at COP21 climate talks in Paris, you are invited to join the People’s Climate March and walk alongside millions of people in major cities around the world. Come along with your parish, family and friends for a colourful, vibrant, fun and united display of people power.…
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Sign the Catholic Climate Petition

As founding members of the Global Catholic Climate Movement, we are working globally to raise awareness about the climate change crisis in the Catholic community. We urge world leaders to commit to ambitious climate action and solve this urgent moral crisis (for more information see climate change facts and Catholic teachings on climate change). Pope Francis said:“On…
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Food, Planet, Health

Catholic Earthcare Australia supports this scientific report an recommendation The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health brings together more than 30 world-leading scientists from across the globe to reach a scientific consensus that defines a healthy and sustainable diet. The Commission is delivering the first full scientific review of what constitutes a healthy diet from…
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Tess Corkish to attend Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence in Rome

Tess Corkish, Catholic Earthcare’s Youth Engagement Officer, talks jet setting and international networking at the Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence in Rome. In the early hours of Friday the 26th of June I’m setting off for Rome for the first ever Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence. This is an amazing chance to meet other 21-40 year olds from around the…
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