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Pope Francis urges: Time to act on climate change is now


April 28, 2021


Thank you for your editorial April 21, “A changing climate is deadlier than COVID-19.” In twin Earth Day messages, Pope Francis warned a gathering of world leaders and the global community at large that “we are at the edge” with climate change, and the time to take action is now. In both, Francis urged presidents and prime ministers to act courageously in addressing climate change and to learn from the coronavirus pandemic the need to create “a just, equitable, environmentally safe planet.”

“Both the global catastrophes, Covid and climate change, prove that we do not...

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