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Climate Finance as an Investment Option

After the COP21 Climate Negotiations in Paris, we would like to discuss the role of Dominican Sisters in responding to climate change, particularly how we begin to implement the recent DSC commitment to explore and advance climate finance within our … Continue reading

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Beyond COP21

The summit is behind us, but the work of the summit is before us. Our name has changed to Paris 2015 and Beyond . . . As soon as we have the link, we will post the link to the … Continue reading

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Will the World Be Saved By Beauty?

One of the most compelling events we have attended here in Paris has been the International Tribunal on the Rights of Nature. Elise García, OP has done a fine job reporting on this in the Global Sisters Report. I have … Continue reading

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Earth Rights = Human Rights

According to the recent article by Elise Garcia, OP,  to Global Sisters’ Report at National Catholic Reporter (NCR)  A groundbreaking study examining 100 incidents of co-violations of human rights and rights of nature was released Dec. 3 at a COP21 … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Summit – Civil Society Events

Yesterday was a full day of civil society events. We attended sessions on Global Inequalities and the Environment; an Interfaith Dialogue on Climate, Sustainability and Resiliency; and Fasting for Climate Justice. All were very informative and inspiring, but I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Letter Sent to Delegates by Dominicans Worldwide at COP21 Climate Summit

Dear Sisters and Associates, Members of the worldwide Order of Dominicans today sent an open letter to delegates at the COP21 climate summit, underscoring the importance of arriving at a fair, ambitious, and binding agreement to limit global warming and … Continue reading

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Dominican Sisters USA…Climate Justice Now

So here we are in Paris, four Dominican Sisters from the U.S., with literally thousands of people from all over the world, hoping to be a visible and vocal presence to governments as they make crucial decisions that will impact the well-being of the world’s people, … Continue reading

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