Climate Change

Magazine Your Take
Our readersNovember 29, 2017
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.
Giant machines dig for brown coal at the open-cast mining Garzweiler in front of a power plant near the city of Grevenbroich in western Germany in April 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin ClarkeNovember 17, 2017
“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.”
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The pope said the Paris agreement is "a clear path of transition toward a model of low- or no-carbon economic development, encouraging solidarity and emphasizing the strong links that exist between fighting climate change and fighting poverty."
A globe and a Ferris Wheel stand in the forest near Bonn, Germany, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. The UN Climate Conference takes place in Bonn, Germany till Nov. 17, 2017. (Rainer Jensen/dpa via AP)
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Scientists say new figures show global carbon emissions will reach a record high in 2017.
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VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Global problems associated with climate change demand global cooperation, Pope Francis told a group of heads of state from the Pacific Islands.

A firefighter battles a wildfire on Oct. 14 near Santa Rosa, Calif. The fire claimed the lives of more than 40 people. (CNS photo/Jim Urquhart, Reuters)
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Responding to the string of extreme weather events has been a challenge for the society in the affected communities and the society overall.