National Security/World Peace:
Pax Christi USA, “Good politics is at the Service of Peace,” Message of His Holiness the Pope
U.S. Department of Defense, Report on Effects of a Changing Climate,
“Climate Change and Social Inequality,”
“Climate change is one of the largest drivers of forced migration,” Global Catholic Climate Movement
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, “Why does the Church Care About Global Climate Change,”
Georgetown Climate Center, Developing an Equitable Adaptation Toolkit
Full Report of the National Climate Assessment
Catholic energy ethics: http://msmary.edu/College_of_liberal_arts/department-of-theology/jmt-files/Energy Ethics.pdf
Catholic impact investing: http://www.catholicimpact.org/
Rights of children/future generations: https://www.ourchildrenstrust.org/mission-statement/
The Center for Earth Jurisprudence, on behalf of the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) and the Leadership Council of Women Religious (LCW) filed an amicus curiae ("friend of the court")brief in support of the constitutional climate change lawsuit brought by 21 young plaintiffs from across America.
Human Rights and Biodiversity: http://srenvironment.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/A_HRC_34_49-Final.pdf
For the first time, a United Nations report has recognized biodiversity and healthy ecosystems as essential to human rights. Biodiversity loss has “grave and far-reaching implications for human well-being . . . ”Those implications include reduced fishery and agriculture yields, depleted sources of medicine, and increased infectious diseases and autoimmune disorders. Most vulnerable are the indigenous communities that directly depend on healthy ecosystems for food, water and even culture.