Posts Tagged "decolonize climate action"

Let Justice and Peace Flow…and Stop the Flow of Fossil Fuels

September 11, 2023

“Future generations will never forgive us if we miss the opportunity to protect our common home. We have inherited a garden; we must not leave a desert for our children.” Joint statement from Pope Francis, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Justin…

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Uplifting Indigenous-led Approaches to Conservation and Biodiversity Protection

June 6, 2023

“Indigenous peoples have the longest standing relationship with Mother Earth and the necessary values to effect meaningful and quick change. We view the Earth as our mother, rather than a resource for monetary gain. Those are the people who should…

Post filed in: Climate Action Week, Ecological Justice

Connecting the dots

September 28, 2022

Remember connect-the-dots pictures? Many are incredibly simple (like this bunny) – the image sometimes could even be discerned without drawing the lines between dots. But some pictures are much more complicated, with the picture emerging from all those unconnected points…

Post filed in: Corporate Accountability, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Indigenous Rights, Migrant Justice


Taking it to the next level: Decolonizing Climate Action

The final event of KAIROS Climate Action Month 2022 builds on the month’s learnings and asks people to consider how to apply what we’ve learned to our own lives and to climate action. It is meant to truly set our…

Everything’s connected

September 26, 2022

We are approaching the end of KAIROS Climate Action Month. This week we will review the nexus between the climate emergency and colonization, gender, conflict/peace, and migrant justice to name a few interconnected issues. We will also look to how…

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Introducing Tia Kennedy, youth delegate

September 22, 2022

Meet Tia Kennedy. She is one of the KAIROS/For the Love of Creation youth delegates in COP 27 delegation. Tia is from the Oneida Nation of The Thames and Walpole Island First Nation. She has recently begun working for the…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

UN Day of Peace –Climate Crisis is a peace issue

September 21, 2022

“In order for me to write poetry that isn’t political,  I must listen to the birds, And in order to listen to the birds the warplanes must be silent.”   — Palestinian poet Marwan Makhoul   Today, on the United Nations International Day of…

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Clifford Mushquash, Anishinaabe from Pawgwasheen

September 20, 2022

Meet Clifford Mushquash, Anishinaabe from Pawgwasheeng (Pays Plat First Nation) on the northshore of GichiGami (Lake Superior). Clifford is currently completing a Masters in Public Health with a Specialization in Indigenous and Northern Health at Lakehead University. He is committed…

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Week 4 – COP27 Solidarity- Indigenous Partners

September 19, 2022

During Indigenous Solidarity Week, we turn our attention to the Indigenous peoples and youth members of the KAIROS/For the Love of Creation delegation to COP27 in Sharm E-Sheikh, Egypt in November. Each delegate greets us with a video that will…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

Reading the Bible with ecological eyes

September 18, 2022

The Season of Creation asks us to listen to the voice of creation.  Decolonizing climate action begins with (but does not stop at) listening to the many voices that are muted around climate change and the ethics of earth-keeping.  To that…

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Introducing Paul Belisario – IPMSD/The Philippines

September 17, 2022

Meet Paul Belisario, Assistant Global Coordinator for the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL), a KAIROS solidarity partner. His work focuses on campaigns, mobilization and outreach on the themes of liberation movements and right to self-determination, land rights,…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Introducing Chantal Bilulu – Héritiers de la Justice/DRC

September 15, 2022

Meet Chantal Bilulu, Project Manager for Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program at Héritiers de la Justice in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a KAIROS WPS partner. Chantal has 8 years of experience defending, protecting and promoting human rights…

Post filed in: Africa, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Week 3 – COP27 Solidarity- Global Partners

September 12, 2022

One of the ways to Decolonize Climate Action is to listen thoroughly to Indigenous peoples and people from the Global South, and to the organizations that represent them. What they are saying is necessary for effective climate action.  This week,…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Halting the proliferation of fossil fuel bombs

September 9, 2022

If we knew that ongoing and elevated use of something was extremely bad for us, would we continue to do it? For some, the answer is yes.  We typically call this addictive behavior.  What if we knew that increased use…

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Week 2 – Canada – Complicity and Action

September 5, 2022

During the second week of Climate Action Month KAIROS will focus on Canadian actions that will help decolonize climate action. What Canada and Canadians do has global impacts.   As we learn more and more about the historical and current systems…

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Decolonizing Climate Action

September 2, 2022

Decolonizing climate action begins with the recognition that colonialism is still active in our world. Colonialism is when one country exerts full or partial control over another country. That control could be military, political, bureaucratic, economic or the ruling ideas…

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