- Jun 14, 2021
Marking World Environment Day and preparations for a major global meeting on climate change in November, the Japanese automaker Nissan delivered a 100 percent electric Nissan Leaf to the Vatican.
A group of Australian child environmentalists lost their court bid Thursday to force the federal government to ban a coal mine expansion.
When the special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year closes May 24, it will celebrate progress made over the past five years, and it will launch a new wave of initiatives for the next decade in an ongoing response to Pope Francis’ call for the care of creation.
John Kerry, U.S. President Joe Biden’s special envoy for climate, met privately with Pope Francis May 15, the day after giving a keynote address at a closed-door meeting of the Pontifical Academy for Sciences and the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences.
On Earth Day, Pope Francis sent a message to world leaders attending a high-level climate summit organized by the United States, telling participants be good custodians of nature, calling it “a gift that we have received, and that we have heal, protect, and carry it to the future.”
Catholic organizations are trying to pressure Brazil’s government to do more to protect the South American country’s environment, especially in its Amazon region.
Scotland’s bishops say they would “warmly welcome” Pope Francis if he visited Glasgow later this year for a major UN climate summit.
An African faiths environmental institute is calling on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to stop funding green revolution technologies and genetically modified seeds for the continent, but instead support natural methods to help Africa achieve food sufficiency and protect its environments.