Catholics, you better start taking climate change seriously. There have been plenty of warnings and pleas from religious and faith-based groups about climate change, but maybe none as dire and direct as these from Vatican. Last Friday, the Pontifical Academy of Science, the Vatican's science panel, released a report call " Fate of Mountain Glaciers in the Anthropocene" (PDF), in which they call for urgent global action on climate change, saying that "humans must act decisively now to avert a coming crisis.
In a move that will anger religious conservatives who relish in being climate deniers, Pope Francis will take steps to try and influence the world's leaders and the UN in taking steps to avoid ecological devastation. The Guardian: I... Read Post
Pope Francis. Photo by KOREA.NET (CC BY-SA 2.0) In 2015, Pope Francis is expected to address the issue of climate change to a UN general assembly and the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics, and call a summit on the threat of the worl... Read Post