“The urgent challenge to protect our common home includes a concern to bring the whole human family together to seek a sustainable and integral development, for we know that things can change.”
“Young people demand change. They wonder how anyone can claim to be building a better future without thinking of the environmental crisis and the sufferings of the excluded”.
“I urgently appeal, then, for a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet. We need a conversation which includes everyone, since the environmental challenge we are undergoing, and its human roots, concern and affect us all.”
Pope Francis’ appeal in his Encyclical Laudato Si’ (2015)
UCL launched ‘The Big Compost Experiment’ back in November. The team at UCL asked members of the public to fill in an online questionnaire about their composting and recycling habits. With special reference to plastic packaging labelled as ‘compostable’, they want you to see whether your compost bin at home can break down these products.…
On Saturday 30th November 2019, the Community and Companions hosted an afternoon on Climate Change, followed by Evening Prayer for the beginning of Advent. The invited speaker, Jack Wakefield (Tearfund*) gave an impassioned and informative talk and encouraged us to take positive action. “Tearfund work with supporters and partners to influence powerful decision-makers around the…