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Ecological and social concerns in Korea: Areas for active collaboration

15 August 2015

Pedro Walpole, SJ with Francis Mun-su Park, SJ Reflections and activities in Korea that incorporate ecological concerns are many and are areas for collaboration among the Jesuits and partners.  Because of the environmental and social context, the issues are often broader and integrate the social concerns and needs of society in general. Today there...
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A fair energy transition

15 September 2014
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José Ignacio García, SJ The energy transition is an urgent need because of the depletion of fossil fuels, the response to climate change, and to ensure the energy independence of our societies. It can also be an opportunity to promote a new model of social justice. From 10 to 12 September, the conference A...
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Biofuels, an uncertain path

15 July 2013
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José Ignacio García, SJ Biofuels emerged as a promising source of renewable energy but it was soon evident that its possibilities are much more limited  than the expectations placed on them. Specifically in Europe, quite ambitious targets were set and in fact, it was expected that 10% of the fuel used in transportation (gasoline...
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IPCC Report on Renewable Energy

16 May 2011
Photo credit: www.businessandleadership.com

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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Is alternative energy the silver lining from the Gulf oil spill?

15 September 2010
http://www.ngpowereu.com/article/alternative-energy-from-the-gulf-oil-spill/

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill may transpire to be one of the biggest man-made disasters of all time, but in a strange twist of irony, the destruction off the US coast and surrounding environment by the gushing riser oil pipe could relight the cause for alternative energy and a cleaner environment. It seems morbid...
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