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The Reverend Margaret Marquardt, chair of the Diocesan Eco-Justice Unit commends this piece posted on the CBC on-line news site, July 10.

The article notes the many benefits to the economy, environment and wellness that are possible as we participate in sustainable development.


People ride their bicycles in front of wind turbines that generate electricity in Gaomei Wetland in Taichung, Taiwan, in 2009. Switching to green energy can have valuable 'co-benefits' that governments may not calculate when making decisions on climate change action. (Nicky Loh/Reuters)