Crisis offers Church an opportunity to promote pope’s integral ecology that gels well with most Asian religions
When the representatives of governments gather at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt on Nov 6 for COP27, they will talk about climate change and will make pledges. They will return to their respective countries, and their governments will continue to do what they do, exacerbating the catastrophe of climate change.
As the track record of these meetings shows tardy progress in addressing climate change, few people take COP27 seriously. Greta Thunberg, for example, is one of them. The teenage eco-warrior has described the high-profile gathering as “greenwashing, lying and cheating.”