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How a Young Activist Is Helping Pope Francis Battle Climate Changeposted on February 3, 2021
The New Yorker’s David Owen profiles Molly Burhans, a Catholic cartographer and environmentalist who is urging the Catholic Church to embrace a comprehensive climate change agenda by maximizing its significant resources. “What if desecration of the environment were a mortal sin? Owen writes of Burhans’ approach. “Could faith accomplish what science and politics have not?” Burhans’ organization, GoodLands, maps and documents the Church’s global landholdings in an effort to provide the Vatican with the necessary means to address climate change through better land management.