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Hurricane Maria offers a chance for moral clarity and action

Eco Catholic: In the wake of recent disasters, aid to affected areas is essential. But the wider community must also invest in developing new alternatives for energy and infrastructure.

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Vatican investment conference explores clean energy 'for our common home'

Eco Catholic:  “Laudato Si’ must be put starkly into numbers. We must bend the curve [of fossil fuel emissions and carbon in the atmosphere] by 2020," said former U.N. climate chief Christina Figueres.

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Monterey, Calif., diocese enters 'new era' with sustainable energy program

Eco Catholic/Field Hospital: "Lowering carbon levels is now imperative to protect the earth," said Bishop Richard Garcia.

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Pre-DNC march pleads for clean energy path to better health

The March for a Clean Energy Revolution held Sunday in Philadelphia ahead of the Democratic National Convention touted far more than a nationwide swap in fuel sources. The demonstration also voiced a plea for an economy for life, more and better jobs, and health and well-being for people of all ages.

With Philadelphia temperatures in the high 90s, faith groups and farmworkers and more assembled for the march at City Hall, carrying hand-painted banners down Market Street and ending their demonstration a mile away at Independence Hall.