Tag: Pontifical Academy of Sciences

‘Startling’ inaction on climate change must end, pope says

‘Startling’ inaction on climate change must end, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

If the world is to win the fight against climate change, its leaders must stop profiting from fossil fuels that threaten the survival and well-being of the planet and its inhabitants, Pope Francis said.

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Conservationists at Vatican conference call for protecting biodiversity

Conservationists at Vatican conference call for protecting biodiversity

| Carol Glatz | May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

People’s attitudes toward nature as well as their economic systems and consumption habits need to radically change in order to protect biodiversity on the planet and promote a more sustainable and caring world, said participants at a Vatican-sponsored conference.

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Humanity’s ancestors: Lucy, Toumai and the evolving journey of prehumans

Humanity’s ancestors: Lucy, Toumai and the evolving journey of prehumans

| Carol Glatz | April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a follow-up to a 2013 symposium on the origin and evolution of humans, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences held a workshop discussing the latest discoveries about humanity’s earliest ancestors — where they lived and what they may have looked like millions of years ago.

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