Tag: Global warming

Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope says

Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope says

| Carol Glatz | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Faced with a climate emergency, the world must act immediately to mitigate global warming and avoid committing “a brutal act of injustice” on the poor and future generations, Pope Francis told a group of energy and oil executives and global investors.

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‘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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USCCB domestic policy chair sees hope in bipartisan carbon pricing bill

USCCB domestic policy chair sees hope in bipartisan carbon pricing bill

| January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development said a new carbon pricing bill introduced Jan. 24 in Congress is a “hopeful sign” that “climate change is beginning to be seen as a crucial moral issue, one that concerns all people.”

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Catholic groups push for strong climate deal at U.N. summit in Poland

Catholic groups push for strong climate deal at U.N. summit in Poland

| Jonathan Luxmoore | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic representatives worked to keep negotiations on track for a comprehensive deal to address global warming as the U.N. climate change conference entered its second and final week in Katowice, Poland.

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In response to global warming, the idea of personal sacrifice resurfaces

In response to global warming, the idea of personal sacrifice resurfaces

| Dennis Sadowski | November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

A major scientific report by 13 federal agencies that concludes that climate change poses dire economic consequences to the United States and already is affecting the well being of people serves as a warning that demands action to protect the earth, Catholics working on environmental concerns said.

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Bishops sign document calling for action against climate change

Bishops sign document calling for action against climate change

| October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six bishops representing episcopal conferences on five continents issued a joint statement calling on the international community to take immediate action against climate change.

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Quick fixes, denial won’t stop climate change, pope says

Quick fixes, denial won’t stop climate change, pope says

| Carol Glatz | November 16, 2017 | 1 Comment

Denial or indifference when it comes to climate change will not help further honest research or facilitate finding adequate solutions, Pope Francis told government leaders attending a meeting on implementing the Paris accord.

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