Posts Tagged ‘Paris Accord’

Pope’s choice: honour Paris Accord or inherit rubble, refuse, deserts Comments 0

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Governments should honour the commitments they made at the 2015 Paris climate conference to curb climate change, Pope Francis said last week. Francis was speaking at an International Conference “Saving our Common Home and the Future of Life on Earth” on the third anniversary of his encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’ (Praise Be). Delegates included Read more

Trump’s withdrawal from Paris Accord a grave moral injustice Comments 0

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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The move by Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the Paris Accord is a grave moral injustice say a group of Pacific Island civil society organisations under the Pacific Islands Climate Action Network (PICAN) They say his decision is a clear sign of his continued support of the fossil fuel industry which Read more

Cardinal Dew joins church leaders lamenting US withdrawal from Paris Accord Comments 0

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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The archbishop of Wellington Cardinal John Dew has joined with the leaders of other churches in New Zealand lamenting the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Accord on climate change. “The decision of President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement shows no concern for the rest of the world, nor for life Read more