The Signed 2018 Farm Bill

President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill last month. Like many bills that go through conference committees, there were several…

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Aftermath of Wildfires in the Great Plains

The deadly wildfires that raced through several states in the Great Plains in early March are now fully contained, but…

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COP21: A global promise, but actions will reveal true intentions

The Paris Climate Conference (COP21) concluded with a global consensus on combating climate change and a commitment to reduce carbon…

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COP21: Reaching a global consensus – and keeping it?

COP21– also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference – has aimed to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate,…

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USDA Report Warns Climate Change Likely to Impede Progress on Global Food Security

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a report at the start of the Paris climate change talks on global…

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Farming in focus at Paris climate summit

It’s a mouthful, but the research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, as part of CGIAR (a consultative…

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Jim Ennis talks climate, Catholicism on Relevant Radio

As world leaders meet in Paris to discuss international approaches to curbing climate change, how do we overcome skepticism that…

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Catholic Groups Continue to Call for Climate Action

In his encyclical letter Laudato si’ (LS) addressed ‘to every person living on this planet,’ Pope Francis boldly claims that…

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