Archive for Energy

Eurojess Congress 2015: Moving from common reflection to common action for food and energy for all

feeding the planetFood and energy for all and the common discernment to engage from common reflection toward common action was the theme for the Eurojess Congress 2015  in Milan, Italy from 24 to 28 August 2015, gathering European Jesuits in Social Sciences (Eurojess)  and work collaborators.

Eurojess is a group of Jesuits and collaborators in Europe involved in social analysis and social work and who meet every two years in a congress.

‘Step on the Gas’ Rushing into Fracking

IMG_0109Extracting shale gas from under the sands of the Karoo using the method called high volume hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’ is highly contentious. South Africa needs alternative energy sources, taking into account our current energy crisis. However, in his encyclical Laudato Si, Pope Francis urges us to use the environment in a sustainable way, protecting the earth for future generations.