Loyola University Chicago’s second annual Climate Change Conference moves beyond the sterile debate of whether global climate change exists to the theme of tending the earth. “To tend” means to pay attention to; to act as the caretaker of; to serve. This conference will unfold the implications of “To Tend the Earth” through reflection upon those ethical principles, policies, and actions needed to combat the crisis of global climate change.
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More than 1,000 students of Fatima College in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, have pledged to join a global effort to educate people on the need to preserve ecology and save the earth. They were inspired by two students from Latin America who attended a specially organized symposium in the college on Tuesday.
Anita Morales from Ecuador and Karina Gomez from Panama are in India to study ecological involvement of Tarumitra (friends of trees), a green movement based in Patna, Bihar.
Tommy Fernandes is an alumnus of St. Mary’s High School (ICSE), Mumbai. He setup and financed the solar electric system for the computer lab at the Gnanmata English School in Talasari, Maharashtra. The school is run by the Bombay Jesuits in rural Maharashtra
Christopher Pereira and Denzil Rego are alumni of St. Stanislaus High School Bandra. They are also social entrepreneurs with a passion for the environment. Read the article in Indian Express of 25-September 2011