Brian Roewe is NCR environment correspondent. Much of his reporting appears at EarthBeat, NCR's new journalism initiative on faith and climate change. He has covered environmental issues for NCR since 2011. His reporting has earned multiple honors, most recently at the 2020 Religion News Association awards. Brian began with NCR in November 2011, and is a graduate of Saint Louis University and Rockhurst University.

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High levels of 'forever chemicals' in children's school uniforms, study finds

Clothing items typical of school uniforms in Catholic schools could be sources of high levels of toxic "forever chemicals" and pose potentially serious health risks for the millions of students, according to a new study.

Activists in Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley' hail halt to petrochemical complexes

The judge's decision on a proposed plastics factory "sends a message to polluters like Formosa that communities of color have a right to clean air, and we must not be sacrifice zones," says Sharon Lavigne of Rise St. James.

More than 600 faith leaders urge EPA to draft new clean car standards

A faith contingent urged the Environmental Protection Agency to issue before 2023 a draft rule for vehicle model years 2027 and beyond to further improve fuel efficiency and reduce tailpipes' greenhouse gas emissions.

With floods and fires raging, Season of Creation invites Christians to listen to nature's cries

The Season of Creation invites people "not only to listen to the suffering, but also to listen to the invitation to work together and build something beautiful together," said Wesley Cocozello of The Columbans.