Gov. Jerry Brown Urges Religious Leaders to Fight Climate Change at Vatican Conference

America’s Michael J. O’Loughlin reports, “Gov. Jerry Brown led a delegation of California politicians and climate change activists to Rome this weekend, where he gave a keynote address during a Vatican-sponsored conference about threats facing the environment.” He adds, “The meeting, called ‘Health of People, Health of Planet and Our Responsibility: Climate Change, Air Pollution and Health,’ was sponsored by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, which has in recent years sought to amplify warnings from Pope Francis found.” Brown, a Democrat and California’s longest serving governor, said, “The problem … is us. It’s our whole way of life. It’s our comfort … It’s the greed. It’s the indulgence. It’s the pattern. And it’s the inertia.”

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