From left to right, unknown person, Archbishop Sorondo, Pope Francis, Ban Ki-Moon, Jeffrey Sachs
By Thomas D. Williams, PH.D, Breitbart,
ROME — The Vatican has called for a “responsible, unprecedented collective response” to the “momentous challenge” of climate change.
Speaking on behalf of Pope Francis, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said in an online address Monday to the Climate Adaptation Summit taking place in the Netherlands that climate change “represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day.”
“The scientific data at our disposal clearly show the urgent need for swift action,” Cardinal Parolin said. “The transition to a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is a problem not only of the domain of technology, but also a question of consumption patterns, education, and lifestyles.” …