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Pope Francis says destroying the environment is a sin

Pope Francis says destroying the environment is a sin

Pontiff says humans are turning planet into ‘wasteland full of debris, desolation and filth’ in call for urgent action on climate change.  Pope Francis has called for urgent action to stop climate change and proposed that caring for the environment be added to traditional Christian works of mercy such as feeding the hungry and visiting the sick.  In a message to mark the Catholic church’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation that he launched last year, Francis said the worst impact of global warming was being felt by those who were least responsible for it – refugees and the poor…

 

The Bold And Controversial Plan to Drill Into A Super volcano

Stefano Carlino descends underground, into a deep pit occupied by what looks like a heavy-duty fire hydrant: a wellhead. Below, unseen, a narrow hole continues about half a kilometre into the Earth’s crust. Carlino, a vulcanologist with Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV), shows me fiberoptic cables flowing down to instruments inside the borehole that measure temperature, seismic activity, and stress. He also points out where…

 

RMIA National Conference

RMIA’s National Conference brings together 400+ risk professionals from all areas of endeavour. The aim of the conference is to promote learning at the cutting edge of risk management practice, to foster creative thinking, to network and to have fun!  This premier annual Risk conference is set to take place in beautiful Melbourne from 16-18 November 2016. This year’s theme is ‘ready, steady, risk!’ and we look forward to getting up and racing with the risk debate…

 

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