After losing a church in the Florida Keys to a hurricane, the Archdiocese of Miami looks to protect its properties from the rising sea.
People of the southwest Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea face dual threats from rising sea levels and the advent of undersea mining for valuable metals.
There have been warning signs for decades; now South Africa’s second-biggest city is racing to prevent a drought from throttling the economy and causing social unrest.
Many readers also pointed out that in comparison with other foreign policy issues, climate change’s consequences are the broadest and have the most impact.
Catholic eco-activists frustrated that U.S. left behind as climate change efforts negotiated in Bonn
“What we need to do is just continue to live out the challenge of ‘Laudato Si’,’ which is to examine our relationship with the earth, with God and with each other to see how we can become better stewards of this gift of the earth.”