Bishops living in Amazon ask COP26 for actions to save planet

By Lise Alves, Catholic News Service
EarthBeat
November 9, 2021

SAO PAULO — Bishops from the Amazon region are asking leaders from around the world gathering for the United Nations Climate Change Conference to commit to protect vulnerable communities and the Amazon ecosystem.

The recorded message, produced by the Pan-Amazonian Church Network, or REPAM, was released during the U.N. conference, known as COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland. International representatives at the conference are discussing roads to a sustainable ecology, reduction of greenhouse gases and solutions to mitigate the negative effects of climate change on the world’s populations.

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