Article: Linkages between Laudato Si and the Earth Charter
The review this month is in the form of an article by Leonardo Boff who links key themes of the encyclical Laudato Si and the Earth Charter.
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New Report from the Climate Council
Be Prepared: Climate Change, Security and Defence: This report reveals Australia is lagging behind its UK and US allies in preparing its militaries for climate change, with Australian Defence Force resources already under strain from the increased need for humanitarian assistance in response to climate-induced disasters. You can read the report here: https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/securityreport2015
A Revolutionary Document
This 15 minute Youtube clip by Joseph Camilleri gets to the heart of the message of the encyclical: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFbq73wLBMmRGfdZ9inD_EQ
This Changes Everything-Naomi Klein
The film accompanying the book of the same name is due to premiere in Australia on 19 October. In the new year, Earth Link will host a screening of the film, so watch this space.
You can watch the trailer of her film here.
You can also watch Naomi talk at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas here.
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