Brian Roewe is NCR environment correspondent. Much of his reporting appears at EarthBeat, NCR's new journalism initiative on faith and climate change. He has covered environmental issues for NCR since 2011. His reporting has earned multiple honors, most recently at the 2020 Religion News Association awards. Brian began with NCR in November 2011, and is a graduate of Saint Louis University and Rockhurst University.

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Catholic Relief Services campaign aims to engage US Catholics on climate change

With its "One Planet, One Family" campaign, CRS seeks to educate Catholics about climate change, how it is severely impacting people today, and the need to address causes and enhance resilience to a changing climate.

Laudato Si' documentary puts a human face on climate change, director says

Pope Francis' teaching document on ecology, creation and climate change is coming to a computer, phone or smart TV screen near you. EarthBeat speaks with the director of the new documentary about the pope's encyclical.

High levels of 'forever chemicals' in children's school uniforms, study finds

Clothing items typical of school uniforms in Catholic schools could be sources of high levels of toxic "forever chemicals" and pose potentially serious health risks for the millions of students, according to a new study.

Activists in Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley' hail halt to petrochemical complexes

The judge's decision on a proposed plastics factory "sends a message to polluters like Formosa that communities of color have a right to clean air, and we must not be sacrifice zones," says Sharon Lavigne of Rise St. James.