Review: Earth Community, Earth Ethics
While this book by Larry Rasmussen was written almost 20 years ago, it is still relevant as we search for a faith based approach to action for Earth. The review highlights some of the key concepts and prepares the way for a reading of his more recent book, Earth Honoring Faith.
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Australia’s Carbon Bombs
"Carbon bombs" are fossil fuel projects that have the potential to cause serious climate damage. This interactive report from the Guardian looks at one of the biggest carbon bombs—right here in Queensland.
Green Vehicle Guide
Wanting to make an informed decision when purchasing your next vehicle? Check out this guide:http://www.greenvehicleguide.gov.au/GVGPublicUI/home.aspx
Green Spirit Television, Canada
In preparation for the coming encyclical on the environment from Pope Francis, Green Spirit Television has produced a twelve-part video and lesson plan series, featuring Papal teachings, the Canadian Catholic Bishops Conference's (CCCB) recent document on Church Teachings on the Environment, along with a selection of key religious and lay leaders across the country who have worked for decades on initiatives and parish-based education to help Catholics become participants in this growing Church-based eco justice movement.
- Watch the videos and related lesson plans here
- Watch the videos on the Green Spirit TV YouTube Channel
Links for Recycling
Check out this site for useful info and strategies: http://recyclereducereuse.org/index.html
Although this site is from the USA it contains many helfpul suggestions: http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Environmental-Home-Remodeling-Recycling-and-Composting.17357.html Thanks to a group of our readers for this link.
Thanks to a reader of our website for this link to info about composting: http://www.syntheticgrasswarehouse.com/composting-grass-table-scraps/ There may be adjustments that need to be made for our climate and conditions as the site is from New York.
The Ethical Consumer Group provides you with guides for sustainable shopping and more: http://www.ethical.org.au/
Purchase ecobins for home or work
You can purchase bins online at http://www.ecobinonline.com.au/products/Combo-Pack-1.html
Sustainable Seafood App
This app is a guide to purchasing seafood wisely: http://www.sustainableseafood.org.au/pages/download-the-free-app.html