5 reasons why Catholics should care about the COP26 climate summit
By Brian Roewe
October 15, 2021
In 17 days, the United Nations climate change summit, COP26, is set to begin in Glasgow, Scotland.
The two-week (Oct. 31-Nov. 12) conference, delayed a year by the coronavirus pandemic, has long been billed as a critical checkpoint in the global effort to limit the planet’s warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial times — a key threshold to avoid the most devastating impacts of climate change.