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Rio+20: is this the future we want?

Rio+20 is also a different matter. The sense of hope many had back in 1992 is gone. After so many years of endless talks, boycotted agreements, empty documents and unsuccessful round tables, there is less hope in possible change for the planet. For Rio+20, key concepts were “sustainable development” and “green economy”…

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Baptist prof: good guys losing fight over climate change

Among the more intriguing developments on the religious and political landscape in the past five or six years is the increasing concern for our deteriorating environment among evangelical Christians, especially young evangelical Christians. But progress has been slow.

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The New Urbanism and the church

We have made it dangerous to be pedestrians like Raquel Nelson and her children, and this danger holds for all those who physically cannot drive, those who cannot afford to drive, and those who don’t care to drive.

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Cyclone ravaged Madagascar appeals for help

Bishop Jean Paul Solo tells us that the situation is increasingly desperate, many have no place to stay and schools and church buildings are badly affected. There is no provision of basics such as drinking water or electricity. There is also fear about the possible outbreak of waterborne diseases.

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