Father Hasan speaking to farmers in East Nusa Tenggara. Photo: UCAN/supplied
Posted in Faith and the Environment

Indonesian priest leads crusade against climate change

The bitter experience of dealing with a broken generator when working in St. Damian Parish…

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The Irawaddy River below the dam site at Myitkyina. Photo: Colegota/Wikimedia CC BY-SA 2.5 ES
Posted in Asia China Region

Concerns raised over resuming China-backed dam

MANDALAY (UCAN): Church officials in Myanmar and displaced Kachin villagers have expressed unease over restarting…

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China Bridge
Posted in China Bridge Features | Commentary

Development and the environment in China

Environmental problems and the climate crisis gained the spotlight again when 16-year-old Greta Thunberg was…

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Participants look at a screen showing a world map depicting climate anomalies during the World Climate Change Conference at Le Bourge, France, in December 2015. File photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Cullen's Corner Faith and the Environment Features | Commentary

Saving the planet and ourselves

The greater risk, according to some climate advocates, is what Guterres said: that the “point of no return is no longer over the horizon.”

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Workers collect shrimps from a shrimp farm in Satkhira, a coastal district in southern Bangladesh. Photo: UCAN/Stephan Uttom
Posted in Faith and the Environment

Rise in sea levels to affect 300 million by 2050

Stephan Uttom and Rock Ronald Rozario Rising sea levels resulting from climate change will hit…

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