A woman wades through floodwaters in Busia, Kenya, May 3, 2020. Across East Africa, flooding has resulted from months of excessive rainfall, which has also triggered landslides and mudslides. It has left thousands homeless and destroyed farmland. (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Patrick Egwu
President Biden's turnabout on the Paris climate accords was cheered by environmental activists in Africa, a continent that contributes a tiny amount to the problem of global warming but stands to suffer mightily because of climate change.
Politics & SocietyNews
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
Climate change and environmental destruction are forcing millions from their homes, and Catholics have a responsibility to assist them, Pope Francis wrote.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Greg KellyDaniel E. Flores
The recovery will be lengthy, and while we desperately need immediate relief, we must also seek long-term systemic change.
Politics & SocietyExplainer
Ricardo da Silva, S.J.
The Biden administration will find a willing partner in the fight against climate change in Rome—where the commitment to the environment predates Pope Francis.
Arts & CultureBooks
Christiana Zenner
Eric Holthaus experiences climate change as a wound, a rending in the fabric of society and ecology.
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Catholic News Service
Achieving the goals involves setting policy as well as adopting legislation to limit carbon pollution, which the vast majority of climate scientists have said is the leading cause of a warming planet.