For Great Lakes communities, there are a few clear links of climate change to everyday life: drinking water, fishing, and recreation. ~ Julie Peller Ph.D.

An informative report sponsored by the Environmental Policy and Law and Center summarizes the impacts and concerns of climate change on the Great Lakes and surrounding regions. A team of experts on climate change compiled “An Assessment of the Impacts of Climate Change on the Great Lakes.”  Part of their conclusions states “Scientific analyses clearly […]

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Isn’t it about hearing the call?

Merton, Day and others have in their lives wrote about peace, justice, contemplation, and action. Dorothy Day was asked once why she was so focused on antisemitism in the United States, Dorothy said, (and here I find this most applicable to our world today) “We need to recognize other people’s situations. If we don’t then […]

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Sustainable living is also required to guarantee environmental justice for future generations ~ julie peller ph.d

Sustainability can be defined as functioning/living in a way that meets the present needs and the needs of future generations.  A healthy environment, realized through sustainable practices, constitutes a fundamental part of peacebuilding. Only when people have access to clean water, clean air, fresh food, and proper waste conditions, is peace possible.  In 2017, just […]

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