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Climate Environment United Nations

COP28 leaves Catholic officials with mixed feelings

Catholic officials present at the United Nations climate summit in Dubai had mixed reactions to the summit’s conclusion, as nearly 200 countries agreed for the first time to shift away from fossil fuels. Source: NCR Online.

Climate Pope Francis

Pope and Grand Imam sign declaration of support for climate action

Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar have signed a declaration of support for urgent climate action, giving video addresses to COP28 in Dubai. Source: The Tablet.

Climate Pope Francis

The fate of humanity will be decided now, Pope tells COP28 summit

The future of humanity depends on what people choose now, Pope Francis said in his message to global leaders at the COP28 World Climate Action Summit in Dubai. Source: CNS.

Climate Environment

Lismore floods used to highlight effects of climate change at COP28

The record 2022 northern New South Wales floods are being used to highlight the effects of climate change at the COP28 United Nations conference this weekend. Source: Daily Telegraph.

Climate Pope Francis

Pope cancels COP28 trip after advice from doctors

Pope Francis has cancelled plans to travel to Dubai this weekend for a United Nations climate conference on the advice of his doctors following ongoing health issues, the Vatican announced. Source: NCR Online.


Indian Church ecology summit lauds ‘net zero’ parish

As Pope Francis prepares to take part in the COP-28 climate change summit in Dubai, a national ecological conference in India suggests the Pontiff’s agenda of environmental concern is taking root at the Church’s local level. Source: Crux.

Climate Vatican

Vatican partners with Volkswagen to deliver all-electric car fleet

The Vatican has announced that it is partnering with the car manufacturer Volkswagen to introduce an all-electric, zero-impact car fleet in the Vatican by 2030 and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, a goal established by Pope Francis in 2020. Source: CNA.

Climate Environment Pope Francis

Pope to address COP28 climate change conference in Dubai

Pope Francis has confirmed he will attend the United Nations’ COP28 climate change conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Source: NCR Online.

Charity Climate Ecology

Caritas report gives a voice to victims of climate change

Caritas Internationalis has launched a new report that reveals the experiences of people displaced by climate change. Source: Caritas Australia.