Posts Tagged ‘Kyoto’

Kyoto failure is moral apartheid Comments 0

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Caritas Internationalis President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga says failure at UN climate talks in Durban is a “moral apartheid” that cannot be allowed to happen. “Just as South Africa’s Apartheid era policies sought divisions along race lines, today the world’s environment and energy policies divide man from nature,” said the Cardinal. Midway through the Climate Read more

Cardinal pushing for urgent climate change deal Comments 0

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Caritas Internationalis President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga wants governments to deal urgently with climate change. Rodriguez wants a deal on climate change that puts poor communities in developing countries first and provides for a sustainable future. “Our climate is changing. This year we saw floods in Central America, South and South East Asia and drought across Read more

“Green Pope” calls for credible climate deal Comments 0

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Pope Benedict has called for delegates attending the UN conference for revising the Kyoto deal to craft a credible deal to cut greenhouse gases. Benedict, dubbed the ‘green pope’ for his environmental concerns, launched his appeal on Sunday during his regular Angelus message. He said the deal needs to take into account the poor and future generations. Read more