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Author urges parents to prioritise fight against climate change

It is the story about doing everything we can for the sake of our children's future, says Dr Lorna Gold.

2018.06.17.

Reduce reliance on fossil fuels Pope tells oil executives

“There is no time to lose: We received the earth as a garden-home from the Creator; let us not pass it on to future generations as a wilderness.”

2018.06.10.

Tree cheers for Trócaire, Rwanda and you

A very impressive tree nursery, set up by villagers with the help of Caritas and Trócaire, is responsible for thousands of environmentally important and economically beneficial trees in southern Rwanda.

2018.05.12.

Missionary congregations discuss future challenges

As part of its centenary celebrations, the Missionary Society of St Columban held an international colloquium in Dalgan Park last week aimed at mapping out the future direction of mission in the Church.

2018.02.13.

Making ‘Laudato Si’ a lived reality

The 'Greening of the Church' must come from both the top and the bottom.

2017.12.01.

World is now living with the reality of climate change, warns eco theologian

We need to stop talking about the threat of climate change and realise it is no longer a threat but an occurrence taking place right now.

2017.09.19.

Care for creation: Listen to cry of earth and poor says Pope

Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch release joint message for World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Public invited to attend internet seminar on Church divestment from fossil fuels.

2017.09.01.

US withdrawal from Paris Agreement is “betrayal of the world’s poor”

President Trump should travel to east Africa and see for himself the devastating impact of climate change. Trócaire sees those impacts every day – Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director of Trócaire.

2017.06.02.

Ireland’s lead on divestment will inspire other countries

If the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill is passed, Ireland will be the first country to ban investment of public money into the fossil fuel industry, says Trócaire director.

2017.01.27.

Trócaire and Poetry Ireland seeking poems

Poets are invited to explore a different global development theme each year.

2017.01.25.

Don’t forget Brazil’s indigenous people: CAFOD

“The Rio Olympic Games are a huge missed opportunity to improve the lives of the poorest in Rio. They are also a missed opportunity to invest in the protection of human rights across the country.”

2016.08.10.

Mary Robinson speaks up for ‘small’ farmers in Honduras

Around a quarter of all young children in Honduras, aged between six months to two-and-a-half years, suffer from chronic malnutrition.

2016.08.03.

‘Nothing to be proud about in Ireland’s derogation on emissions’

'Get out' clause on agriculture is ‘an abdication of responsibility, not a diplomatic triumph,’ says Trócaire.

2016.07.22.

Ethiopia facing worst drought in decades

UN Special Envoy on Climate Change Mary Robinson says international community must do more.

2016.07.21.

Ozone layer around the earth shows some recovery

Faith communities have a vital role to play bringing about the transformative change Pope Francis calls for in Laudato Si.

2016.07.03.

‘Turn promises into action for this generation’

At World Humanitarian Summit, President Higgins appeals to global community to act decisively on poverty, hunger, conflict, displacement and climate change.

2016.05.24.

Ireland urged to end investment in fossil fuels

“By investing in fossil fuel industries, Ireland is funding climate change,” Eamonn Meehan of Trócaire warns.

2016.04.22.

Diocese of Kerry celebrates ‘Earth Week’

Eco theologian Fr Sean McDonagh SSC will give a lecture in Tralee and launch his new book ‘On Care for Our Common Home’.

2016.04.18.

Trócaire and Poetry Ireland call for poems

“It is not just about what is happening in the refugee crisis. It is about the root of many of the problems of the world. Conflict and climate change are so connected.”

2016.01.27.

Indifference represents a menace to the human family

Pope Francis message marking 49th World Day of Peace, calls people to overcome indifference and win peace. "God is not indifferent" - neither should we be.

2016.01.02.

Paris, migrants and climate change dominated 2015

“The world urgently needs to bring peace to Syria to stop the completely unacceptable suffering of the Syrian people" - Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director, Trócaire.

2015.12.29.

Welcome for landmark climate deal in Paris

Trócaire warns that deal is a road map for urgent action as opposed to a definitive solution to protect people from the impacts of climate change.

2015.12.13.

Policy vacuum on climate change must be reversed

Trócaire warns that Ireland is one of only four EU member states not on track to meet EU 2020 commitments on CO2 reduction.

2015.12.05.

Trócaire urges Taoiseach to show leadership in Paris

“The fact that these talks are being held when millions along eastern Africa are experiencing chronic food shortages due to drought highlights exactly what is at stake."

2015.11.30.

Trócaire’s impact in Kenya praised by Irish delegates

“Thank you Trócaire for not forgetting about me” were the words of one young bed-ridden mother of two.

2015.11.22.

Primate hosts cross-border talks on climate change

Summit in Paris provides a historic opportunity to re-balance the equation towards more just and sustainable development: Archbishop Martin.

2015.11.19.

Climate Bill must translate into concrete actions

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice welcomes Government's Climate Bill but warns that concrete actions must follow to avoid dangerous climate change.

2015.10.22.

Poverty and political volatility cause refugee crisis

Nobel laureate for economics warns “What we are seeing now is the result of 100s of years of unequal development which has left a lot of the world behind.”

2015.10.13.

How will progress on SDGs be funded asks Trócaire

The Sustainable Development Goals summit will open today with an historic address from Pope Francis.

2015.09.25.

Pope Francis highlights environment in US

“Climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation” Pontiff warns in White House address.

2015.09.24.
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