- Jan 15, 2021
Later this year, world leaders, NGOs, climate will converge on Glasgow for the United Nations COP26 climate summit.
Joe Biden’s promise to return the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement will hopefully lead “a new level of diplomatic engagement and additional climate finance resources.”
Although Africa isn’t the driver of global climate change, the continent has “the opportunity to learn from the devastating mistakes of industrialization that were made by others, and to develop cleanly.”
South Sudan has been beset by civil conflict since it gained independence from Sudan in 2011. However, that is not the only challenge it faces: It is one of the country’s most threatened by the effects of climate change.
Pope Francis and Biden had a phone conversation Thursday morning where they discussed working together on issues such as equality, climate change and immigration.
A large majority of Catholic voters believe climate change is a serious or somewhat serious concern and that governments at all levels as well as corporations and individuals must take stronger action to address it, according to results of a new poll released Oct. 22.