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Climate Environment

Pope offers encouragement to delegates at COP27 conference

As delegates continue deliberations at the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, Pope Francis offered his encouragement for efforts to protect the environment. Source: Vatican News.

Climate Environment

Climate change the biggest global issue for Australians

Polling commissioned by Caritas Australia has found climate change is the biggest global concern for two-thirds of Australians, easily outranking armed conflict, even as war rages in Ukraine.

Climate Environment

No climate justice without land justice: African bishops

As the United Nations climate change conference unfolds in the Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh, Catholic bishops in Africa are warning that there cannot be climate justice without land justice. Source: CNS.

Climate Vatican

World leaders have ‘moral obligation’ to act on climate change

Cardinal Pietro Parolin has told world leaders in Egypt for the United Nations climate summit that they have a “a moral obligation” to safeguard the planet and to offer aid to people suffering the “humanitarian impacts caused by climate change”. Source: CNS.

Climate Vatican

Vatican launches new film on urgency of climate change

The Vatican has marked the Feast of St Francis of Assisi with the global premiere of a new documentary on the urgent need to address climate change, on the same day two UN climate change accords entered into force for the Holy See. Source: CNA.

Climate World

Pacific storm brewing as climate and debt crises collide

The Pacific region is facing a perfect storm of climate change-induced disasters and skyrocketing debt burdens, according to a new report. Source: Caritas Oceania.