Media Release: Net zero emissions by 2050 too far away for the Pacific

Pacific Islanders in Australia and overseas have cautiously welcomed the Morrison Government’s commitment to net zero climate pollution by 2050. However, they also believe that without a firm plan for more immediate action by 2030, Australia is unlikely to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. 

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Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude Mostowik

31st Sunday of the Year

The two themes that merge in the readings are the commandment to love God and neighbour. We see that concretely expressed in Ruth’s love for, and commitment to, Naomi in the non-Catholic selection for today’s liturgy, whereas in Deuteronomy, Moses instructs the people to wholeheartedly love God and by implication, one’s neighbour by obeying the commandments.

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Fairer Futures: Financing Global Climate Solutions

Fairer Futures: Financing Global Climate Solutions, is a new report led by Oxfam and ActionAid and supported by the Edmund Rice Centre. 

How Australia responds to climate change over the next decade will determine the fate of billions of people globally and the stability and prosperity of the Pacific region. In order to contribute its fair share towards global climate solutions, this report makes a number of recommendations, including the following:

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