The Vatican and Climate Change

The Baltimore Zeitgeist

Elizabeth Gudgel, JHU:

In his historic visit to the United States last month, Pope Francis remarked the following to the United Nations General Assembly: “The ecological crisis, and the large-scale destruction of biodiversity, can threaten the very existence of the human species. The baneful consequences of an irresponsible mismanagement of the global economy, guided only by ambition for wealth and power, must serve as a summons to a forthright reflection on man.”

In the Vatican City this week, Roman Catholic leaders echoed this strict sentiment and signed a proposal outlining actions against climate change they hope will become legally binding in the Paris United Nations conference next month. The appeal identifies ten points of improvement, ranging from sustainable food programs to global temperature limits. The proposition is intended for the COP 21 conference, an event typically led by executive directors, prime ministers, and premier climate change scientists.

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