Eco-Bites Summer Edition
Lets talk about 'Ecojesuit.'

Our leading news item in this edition is about the Ecojesuit commitment to 'build back a new normal.' How has this commitment come to be made? Who precisely is making it? And why is it significant? To answer that question we need to ask another:
Ecojesuit on the 'new normal.'
Manilla,July 2020
With the active participation of its coordinators in the six Jesuit Conferences around the world Ecojesuit has issued a "Commitment to build back a new normal.," which will root us  in "the humble and grateful consciousness of our interdependence,"
Ignatianum Ecological Academy, Krakow
Krakow, July 2020
To mark the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si' Prof. Józef Bremer SJ, Rector of the Ignatianum Academy in Krakow has issued an Environmental Sustainability Policy Statement, The Academy is committed to creating 'a greęn campus.'
The Season of Creation  draws near.
Rome, July 2020
The Global Catholic Climate Movement, calls us to prepare for this year's Season of Creation, which starts 1 September. "Now is the time for Christians to come together, take action, and show the world what love for creation looks like."
EU Bishops condemn 'corporate abuses.'
Brussels, July 2020
110 bishops have issued a declaration condemning transnational corporations for "evading taxes... polluting soil, water and air.... forced and child labour." It calls for the enforcement of human rights and the prevention of corporate abuses.

Photo: COMECE.
CIDSE's  Ecological Footprint
Brussels, July 2020
CIDSE members are looking at their own ecological footprint This is more than an in-house exercise, but an issue of fundamental significance. "We firmly believe that our actions should reflect the deep change we want to see in our society."

Photo: CIDSE
Fossil fuels, subsidies and COVID-19
London, July 2020
Only China, India and four other nations in the Group of 20 leading economies were committing more public money to clean energy than to polluting sectorsA major opportunity to promote cleaner energies is being missed.

Photo: Jeanne Menjoulet/Flickr
The European Laudato Si’ Alliance (#ELSiA) is looking for a Project Coordinator who will coordinate its network on behalf of all its member organisations. The job is a full time position based in Brussels.
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