“The wealthiest countries, the ones who have benefited most from fossil fuels, are morally obligated to push forward and find solutions to climate-related change and so protect the environment and human life,” Cardinal Peter Turkson said.
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NEW YORK (RNS) Pope Francis hopes his upcoming encyclical on climate change will influence the next round of talks in Paris on global warming.
(RNS) The result of the poll suggests that appeals based on ethics could be key to shifting the debate over climate change in the United States.
(RNS) Francis has said he believes that man was primarily responsible for climate change, and that he hopes a U.N. summit in Paris, due to agree a global pact to limit greenhouse gases, will take a courageous stand.
(RNS) Many Catholic conservatives view Francis’ ecological push as further evidence of the liberal tilt of his papacy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) More than 100,000 “pro-life” evangelicals support the EPA’s plan to limit carbon pollution, citing concerns about children’s health and changes to the environment.
(RNS) Just 5 percent of Americans thought climate change was the most important issue in the U.S. today. And religion was a major dividing point on how much — or how little — they think it’s a matter of concern.
(RNS) In Africa, droughts have become more severe and are frequently followed by excessive rains or floods.