Environmental contamination, especially pollution of water sources, is causing significant concern in areas where Jesuits are based, according to a global survey conducted by the Justice in Mining Network. The survey also showed there is strong interest in mining justice issues, but indicated that many Jesuits and lay colleagues feel they have insufficient knowledge and expertise to take action.
Archive for Energy
“Salamat kaayo sa inyong tabang” (thank you so much for your help) were the common words I heard from the residents of Sitio Calbasaan, Minglanilla, Cebu. On January 9, 2016 a team of teachers revisited Calbasaan and conducted a monitoring of the Liter of Light Devices (LLD) that were distributed to around fifty households on October 17, 2015. On the same day, SHS-AdC also donated ten boxes of children’s books and 261 “bags of love” to Calbasaan Elementary School.
The Earth Hour Breakfast is a yearly event held by St. Ignatius College, Riverview aimed at bringing communities together to inspire action beyond Earth Hour through talks, presentations, and engaging activities.
The Student Assembly of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College passed a resolution calling upon the University to divest from existing funds in fossil fuel companies within the next five years. It also requests BC to immediately freeze any new or future investment in fossil fuel companies.