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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At 2022 commencement ceremonies, an ecological theme for several Catholic colleges

Graduation season at several U.S. Catholic campuses this year included ecological messages in the words of wisdom offered to outgoing students.

Vatican's major sustainability campaign the main focus of Laudato Si' Week 2022

The Vatican is placing the Laudato Si' Action Platform front and center during Laudato Si' Week 2022, with the hope that a week highlighting the initiative will inspire more Catholics and church institutions to sign up.

9 million people die annually from 'overlooked' threat of pollution, says new health study

Pollution remains the world's leading environmental risk factor for disease and premature death, responsible for one in every six deaths, or 9 million premature deaths annually, according to a new report in The Lancet.

Catholic campaign encounters senators to save half-trillion-dollar climate legislation

A major Catholic campaign is bringing constituents straight to their senators to find the votes needed to pass the $555 billion in energy incentives and emissions-slashing policies included in the now-idle Build Back Better Act.

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