Articles on ethics

Caring for Our Common Home, Our True Body
Soto Zen priest Hozan Alan Senauke is calling for the development of a "Social Dharma" that would galvanize a global community response committed to maximizing justice and safety for all beings in the context of ecological crisis.
Our focus on sense-pleasures comes at a price. How we view our relationship with the Earth determines how we care for it ... or not. In this 2nd in our 4-part series, Chas Dicapua explores the roots of global climate change.
Why pay attention to climate change? Because it is happening. In this first of a four-part series of posts transcribed from a July 2013 talk "The Dharma of Climate Change," Dharma teacher Chas DiCapua invites us to attend, as part of our practice, to what is present and causing suffering.
Feedback on Teachers' Statement
Dharma teachers from around the globe have been working since June on a statement that clarifies the relationship between the Dharma and climate disruption and the responsibility Buddhists have to meaningfully engage in the issue. Now they want your feedback.
Reflecting on the First Earth Care Week
With the first annual Earth Care Week concluding, we invite you reflect with us on your experiences, insights and ideas. Let's explore what it means to express a Buddhist response to climate change.
The fundamental Buddhist teachings around interconnectedness, non-violence, and conditionality all contribute to both a practice and understanding that augments and honours the ecological paradigms now arising.