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The Pope’s Moral Case for Stopping Climate Change

posted on June 18, 2015

The Atlantic‘s Emma Green examines the morality and theology of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, which was released on Thursday and calls on everyone, not just Catholics, to protect the earth. “The pope is offering the world a moral vocabulary for talking about climate change, shifting global attention from the macro solutions of policy summits to the personal ethics of environmental stewardship,” Green writes. “Francis sees the destruction of the earth as a structural problem, but also as a personal one.”

Read at The Atlantic