Brian Roewe is an NCR staff writer and reporter for EarthBeat, its new initiative on climate change. He has covered environmental issues for NCR since 2011. His reporting has earned multiple honors, most recently at the 2019 Catholic Press Awards. Brian began with NCR in November 2011, and is a graduate of Saint Louis University and Rockhurst University.

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What does the Paris climate agreement require of countries?

Burning Questions: Our reader asked what exactly the Paris Agreement requires of individual countries, and is anyone keeping track?

Creighton University president rejects student recommendation to divest from fossil fuels

Jesuit Fr. Daniel Hendrickson released a statement Nov. 13 declining to act on a non-binding referendum supported by 86% of the student body to divest the school's endowment from fossil fuels.

Creighton awaits president's decision on student vote endorsing fossil fuel divestment

Students at Creighton University are awaiting a decision from the school's president after the campus last week voted overwhelmingly to recommend it divest its endowment from fossil fuels.

How four dioceses are actually doing something about the climate crisis

The challenges of expanding how many parishes and dioceses embrace the messages in Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home," are complex. NCR takes a closer look at how four dioceses — Atlanta, New York City, Indianapolis and San Bernardino — are doing it.

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