Eco-Bites  December 2019 
Stories and Friends

We all ''know'' that the earth is round, but climate change is not quite so straightforward. There is no lack of research, surveys measurements etc., but it takes more than science to persuade humanity. Look at our new section Faces of Climate Change below and read what we propose.
                                  Photo credits: Fox News 
COP 25, not all bad!
Madrid, December 2019

Much of what is being said about COP 25 is not encouraging. Yes, there was deadlock. Yes, Brazil and Australia both dug their heels in. But words were spoken which cannot be unsaid!
PhotoCredits: Ecoflight
From Brussels to Gujarat
Gujarat, December 2019     

Edmond Grace SJ, Eco-Bites editor, writes of two encounters - in the European Parliament and in the forests of Gujarat - with a surprising amount in common.
Carbon credits and Human Rights
Chile, December 2019
A major hydro electric project in Chile will be a significant source of carbon credits for the Chilean government. Unfortunately, according to Climate Home News it is also having other effects. 
Photo : US DoE
Count your carbon.

Each one of us can do our bit to reduce carbon emissions. The first step is to measure them. The attached 'fiche' by the French Ecojesuit team will introduce you to a way of doing this.
Version originale
English translation
Photo: Green Tech Media
December 2019     
Our Eco-bites team interviewed Francesco and Massimiliano, two young Italians who have devised Ride4Creation project to spread the word about Laudato si and that are trying to live it by small actions.
Interview and Translation
by Eleonora Vitale
Brussels, December 2019     
Guillermo Otano from ALBOAN and Javier Lautaro Medina from CINEP visited JESC office to discuss their advocacy work on Conflict Minerals related to Justice in Mining in particular about the Gold Extraction in Colombia. 
By Alba Requejo Hernández
Eco-bites is a monthly online newsletter of the Jesuit European Social Centre (JESC) on integral ecology.

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