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The Spirit of adaptation, vulnerability reduction, and decision-making in reconciling with creation

15 December 2015
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Jacques Haers, SJ and Elías López, SJ In the Formula Instituti of 1550, Saint Ignatius identifies the “reconciliation of the estranged” as a key mission for the Society of Jesus. GC 35’s focus on reconciliation as the call to “right relationships with God, with fellow human beings and with creation” gives a new impulse...
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IPCC Synthesis Report released: Irreversible impacts of climate change confirmed, what’s needed is our will to change

31 October 2014
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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)  recently released the last installment of the Fifth Assessment Report or AR5, the most comprehensive assessment of climate change, distilling and integrating the findings by over 800 scientists and released in the last 13 months. According to the IPCC press release of 31 October, among the key...
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Climate change 2013: The physical science basis and the human response needed

30 September 2013
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José Ignacio García, SJ The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a major effort by the scientific community to provide evidence to decision makers and the general public on the mechanisms and effects of climate change. This time, 259 authors from 39 different countries worked on voluntary basis, as it is the IPCC...
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IPCC Report on Renewable Energy

16 May 2011
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Renewable energy could provide more than 80% of the entire world’s energy consumption by 2050, and this could mean a reduction of 30% in global greenhouse emissions, according to the Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III (Mitigation of Climate...
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Picking up the pieces, regaining momentum after Copenhagen

15 August 2010
Picking up the pieces, regaining momentum after Copenhagen

The United Nations Framework on Climate Change will resume meetings after the failure of the Copenhagen Conference. The two major issues, besides the financial instruments, are the need to conclude a legally binding agreement and to agree transparent rules to assess compliance. Although a large majority of commentators consider the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference to...
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