Pope Francis challenged governments on Sunday to take “drastic measures” to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, saying the world was experiencing a climate emergency. Francis issued his appeal, a written message for Sunday’s World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit this month in New York, a follow up to the 2016 Paris Agreement to curb global warming.
Posts from the same category:
- 'How dare you': Greta Thunberg tears into world leaders over inaction at U.N. climate summit
- Tens of thousands rally in Europe, Asia before UN climate summit
- Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal
- Iran slams US for barring Zarif from New York hospital visit
- The Latest: US may send some asylum-seekers to El Salvador