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Trump stance on Paris climate deal ‘sad’, says pope

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In May, US president Donald Trump told the pope he would read his essay on ecology (Photo: British Province of Carmelites)

Speaking on World Food Day, Francis said climate change was a driver of hunger and migration and the Paris climate agreement was the legal basis for the solution

October 16, 2017 — Pope Francis expressed dismay on Monday at US president Donald Trump’s intention to withdraw from the Paris climate deal. Continue reading Trump stance on Paris climate deal ‘sad’, says pope

Cardinal Tagle on Earth Day: Protect nature from acts of greed

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CLIMATE AGREEMENT. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal stresses the importance of Earth Day 2017, noting that it coincides with historic Paris climate agreement’s entry into force for the Philippines

Advocates sign the Laudato Si manifesto, a guide to ecological action inspired by Pope Francis’ historic encyclical on climate change

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 24, 2017) — On Earth Day, April 22, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged the public to protect nature from greed that contributes to climate change. Continue reading Cardinal Tagle on Earth Day: Protect nature from acts of greed

The ethics of climate change

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A coal-fired power plant in Colstrip, Mont. (James Woodcock/Billings Gazette via Associated Press)

January 10, 2016 — With a ratcheting up of awareness culminating in the Paris climate change conference, 2015 may have been the year that the threat of climate change was finally taken seriously. Continue reading The ethics of climate change