At Vatican, ‘Tenets of Faith’ Seen as Crucial in Climate Change Effort

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At Vatican, ‘Tenets of Faith’ Seen as Crucial in Climate Change Effort
4, 2017
VATICAN CITY — Religious leaders need to tell congregations
that global warming can affect not just the environment, but also the spread of diseases and other threats to human health, participants said at a Vatican conference on Saturday on climate change, an issue that has been a priority of Pope Francis.
Joachim said that the most recent solid science on how climate change
and air pollution undermines health, increases chronic diseases and the early results on h
Mr. Brown said that The American people in the majority are very much in support of serious climate action,
” he said. that Many evangelicals believe in climate change or understand the science in climate change, but they still see it as a future event,
“It’s not something they have to worry about, and that is what we have to change.” Mr. Hescox added: “The way to move conservatives around the world is to talk about how it impacts or affects their children, their own lives.” The three-day conference on public health
and the planet, which ended Saturday, was hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
“Science is not just pointing at the environmental consequences of climate change,
but also human health consequences” that affect both the poor and the wealthy.


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