Europe can and must do better for its people and the world in leading a just transition, a panel of global experts told hundreds of attendees on Thursday during a Season of Creation webinar.
Thousands of people from around the world drew inspiration for a “Just Transition for Latin America, the Continent of Hope” during the recent Season of Creation webinar titled by that name.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced online many climate strikes during recent months. But “Fridays for Future” has called for a Global Day of Climate Action on Friday 25 September, and strikes and demonstrations in line with pandemic safety recommendations are scheduled to take place around the world.
The Catholic Church stands with youth around the world who will participate in climate strikes on Friday 25 September, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich said in a video.
“On matters EACOP, you do not have any rights!” These were the words of an Inspector General of Police in Uganda as he curtailed the freedom of Ugandans and locked up nine activists and journalists for planning a peaceful demonstration in Hoima.
Experts from diverse backgrounds and organizations have raised concerns about the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), including worries about human rights and the economic and environmental impacts of this project.