Pope John Paul II, in October 27, 1986, invited representatives from 12 different religions to Assisi each was asked to bring a peace prayer from their tradition. The prayers were shared in a special ceremony. Swedish musician Peter Elmberg set the prayers to music and is set to perform them this year in conjunction with the World Day of Peace.
PeaceCast.tv is an online media channel airing content provided by people and organizations worldwide engaged in new cultures of peace and prosperity. We make visible the reality and possibility of peace in our time. Streaming live asContinue reading
The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanityContinue reading
A case study at Caux conference this year, we featured an Appalachian town called Coaltown struggling to leave the extractive, fossil based paradigm to embrace a regenerative, evergreen mindset. One item that came up was workers being retrained in solar energy. News from the area talk of an NGO doing something similar.
According to a UNDEP report, China will be covering nearly a quarter of the country with forests by 2020. This is part of its Eco-civilization strategy aiming at “making the skies bluer, mountains greener, water cleaner, and the ecological environment better.
A new study from Northeastern University and nonprofit research organization The Organic Center (TOC), though, has reached the conclusion that soils from organic farms have 26 percent more potential for long-term carbon storage than soils from conventional farms, alongContinue reading
What has coal meant for towns close to deposits? How are residents doing today – should the reserves be exploited more or should we look to alternatives? These are some of the questions explored atContinue reading
Published by Devex.com this opinion article by Yvonne Harz-Pitre points out how investments in agriculture — the dominant occupation for the world’s poorest people — can help us make great strides on many of the SustainableContinue reading