Pope Francis Takes Time To School Oil Executives On The Subject Of Climate Change

Gronda Morin


Pope Paul Francis, who has long pressed for strong climate action and wrote his 2015 encyclical on the environment, has been trying to change the hearts and minds of those resistant to this message including his holding a forum at the Vatican where he took the time to talk to oil executives in June 2018.

He has said “We need an exchange that unites us all, because the environmental challenge we are experiencing, and its human roots, regards us all, and affects us all.”

See: News Articles Related to Pope Francis, Climate Change/ Yale.edu

Here is the rest of the story…

On June 14, 2018, Bill McKibben of the Guardian penned the following report, “Big Oil CEOs needed a climate change reality check. The pope delivered” (“At a gathering of fossil fuel executives at the Vatican, Pope Francis spoke much-needed common sense about climate change.”)

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