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Buddhists at the White House: What it Means for Climate Change

The meeting between one hundred and thirty American Buddhist leaders and White House officials on 14 May (you can read more on the event here) was significant for many reasons. The event was the first “White House–US Buddhist Leadership Conference,” and … Continue reading

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Buddhist Strategies for Combating Climate Change

The Bay of Fires in northeastern Tasmania, Australia. Photo by the author. It has become a cliche, albeit a true one, to say that Buddhism is not a monolithic entity. Its sangha, the oldest continuously transmitted religious institution in the … Continue reading

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The Universal Common Good: Our Common Home

Painting credit: Allegory of hope; Oil on canvas, Francesco Guardi, 1747 The Universal Common Good: Our Common Home (March 27 2015) While it is anyone’s prudent guess at this point, on the likely umbrella or core messages within Pope Francis’s eco-encyclical expected … Continue reading

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