Vatican announces major climate change summit on sustainable development & impacts on the vulnerable
Author: Jack Jennins, Climate Progress (USA), Published on: 20 April 2015
"Vatican Announces Major Summit On Climate Change", 15 Apr 2015
The summit, which is scheduled for April 28 and entitled “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity. The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Development,” will draw together a combination of scientists, global faith leaders, and influential conservation advocates such as Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network... According to a preliminary schedule of events for the convening, attendees hope to offer a joint statement highlighting the “intrinsic connection” between caring for the earth and caring for fellow human beings, “especially the poor, the excluded, victims of human trafficking and modern slavery, children, and future generations.”...