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The climate is changing,
a matter of moral urgency.

How Catholics and other faith groups speak out and take action. Where ecological concerns and moral conviction meet, well that's our beat.

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In Advent, a beekeeper prepares for an uncertain nativity scene

10 years after Sandy, coastal areas are still precarious — and even more populated

Catholics in Puerto Rico pursue solar as preferred energy solution

Across the US, Native Americans are fighting to preserve sacred land

Feature Series

EarthBeat's 2022 Advent essays will correspond to the Catholic Mass readings for each Sunday of Advent this year, with a focus on preparation, partnership, patience and promise.

These Advent reflections by Arthur Jones, a former editor and publisher of NCR, was originally published by his parish, St. Vincent de Paul Parish Community in Baltimore.

Catholic parishes and communities are taking steps to reduce waste and change lifestyles.

Small Earth Stories reflect that moment when a reader began eating differently, heating or cooling their home more carefully, traveling with a smaller carbon footprint. Maybe it’s the story of that difficult climate conversation at the family cookout.

Five years after Pope Francis published his landmark encyclical on the environment, "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home," climate activists around the world are asking, Now what?

What is loss and damage?

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