Skip to comments.Pope warns climate change turning Earth into desert, garbage
Posted on 07/06/2018 2:21:50 PM PDT by EdnaMode
Pope Francis urged governments on Friday to make good on their commitments to curb global warming, warning that climate change, continued unsustainable development and rampant consumption threatens to turn the Earth into a vast pile of rubble, deserts and refuse.
Francis made the appeal at a Vatican conference marking the third anniversary of his landmark environmental encyclical Praise Be. The document, meant to spur action at the 2015 Paris climate conference, called for a paradigm shift in humanitys relationship with Mother Nature.
n his remarks, Francis urged governments to honor their Paris commitments and said institutions like the IMF and World Bank had important roles to play in encouraging reforms promoting sustainable development.
There is a real danger that we will leave future generations only rubble, deserts and refuse, he warned.
The Paris accord, reached by 195 countries, seeks to avoid some of the worst effects of climate change by curbing global greenhouse gas emissions via individual, nonbinding national plans. U.S. President Donald Trump has said the U.S. will pull out of the accord negotiated by his predecessor unless he can get a better deal.
Fridays conference was the latest in a series of Vatican initiatives meant to impress a sense of urgency about global warming and the threat it poses in particular to the worlds poorest and most marginalized people.
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Paris Accord is/was just another money grabber.
I thought the pope’s job was to save souls.
Where did he receive his doctorate from?
Climate change must be code for leftism. It’s the only way the statement makes perfect sense.
“There is a real danger that we will leave future generations only rubble, deserts and refuse, he warned.
You mean like in Mad Max? Awesome!
Pope Obama speaks.
OK, I think I get the desert and refuse bit, but how does rubble enter in?
He may not be the Anti-Christ”; however, this Pope is NO “VICAR OF CHRIST” either !
He is a “physician” who needs to heal himself.
People that believe that can be separated into two types. Idiots and grifters.
Jesus commissioned the Disciples with spreading the Gospel throughout the world. Their concern was with mens souls. This goober is spreading something else. IF only he would turn his attention to the drug fueled sex parties in his enclave and leave the weather/environment to God.
Al Gore University?
Clearly he is unwell. He is unhinged.
How utterly ignorant is this pope?
“...honor their Paris commitments...”
Actually, the US has done better than any ecological commitments made at Paris.
We just won’t be giving money to tyrants in the process, and we won’t screw over our businesses.
Wherever he got it, it came in an envelop with a postage stamp affixed to it.
Francis should focus on efforts to improve the environment of Africa.
If he does a great job with that, his recommendations will be taken much more seriously.
Win win for all involved.
Tell China, India and Russia.
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