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Walk in the park – cities fight climate change with greenery

Central Park NYC

Thomson Reuters Foundation US cities and towns should ensure that every resident lives within 10 minutes’ walk of a park as part of their climate action strategies, an advocacy group for open spaces said. According to The Trust for Public Land, a San Francisco-based non-profit, 100 million US urbanites lack such access. Central Park, New […]

19 more Catholic institutions announce fossil fuel divestment

A group of 19 Catholic organisations have announced a commitment to divest from fossil fuels, taking to more than 120 the number of Catholic institutions which have done so worldwide. Led by Caritas India and the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, the group – which also includes organisations located in Kenya, Fiji, Pakistan, and the US […]