Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Thank you for reading my blog.

I would like to thank all of you who have read this blog.  

I am signing off, and will be moving out of New York City.

                                             ~ Sister Kathleen

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Reason to Hope

4 surprising reasons why clean energy is gaining on fossil fuels

(Click on the link above.) Future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Adaptation to Climate Change

The Alaskans Sharing Indigenous Knowledge ( project - a science and advocacy project documenting the impacts of climate change in two Native communities in Alaska and communicating their adaptation needs - now has a new film  on its website.

The new video entitled Stay and Defend is the debut film by David Smith and documents how this village of 250 people is struggling to build a protective berm to guard against increasingly severe storms.  You can view the film at:  

Monday, June 1, 2015

Are We Aware Of What It Takes For Sustainability?

People need to change habits to stop damaging earth" – UN Radio Interview

"People need to start living in a way that is less damaging to our planet," said Nikhil Chandavarkar, Chief of the Outreach and Communications Branch in the Division for Sustainable Development, in a UN Radio interview on the occasion of International Mother Earth Day. He says the global community has been digging into what he called the earth's "savings account", which is unsustainable. You can find the interview here.
"New sustainability agenda must harmonize humankind's relationship with planet" - UN General Assembly President
As United Nations Member States prepare to adopt and move toward implementing a new development agenda, the President of the General Assembly said it is critical to ensure that “a harmonious relationship with our planet underpins our quest to achieve sustainable development.” “This year's dialogue on Harmony with Nature is timely, as the formulation of an ambitious and transformative development agenda for the next 15 years is under way,” said General Assembly President Sam Kahamba Kutesa as he opened the Assembly's interactive dialogue on 'Harmony with Nature: Towards achieving sustainable development goals including addressing climate change in the post-2015 development agenda.' 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

If You Want More Information About Water

ELDIS, an online development information service based at the Institute of Development Studies, is pleased to launch two new climate change and development introductory guides: Water resources and Climate Change

Monday, May 11, 2015

This is the year focused on SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

This web site presents all the different areas of this topic. Make sure to read the Goals for Sustainable Development

Monday, May 4, 2015