September 11, 2017
Pope Francis has warned history will judge world leaders who do not act as he blasted climate change sceptics in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
The pontiff said the recent storms meant the effects of climate change could be seen “with your own eyes”.
There have been four major Atlantic hurricanes in less than three weeks.
But US Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt said it was an inappropriate time to discuss what role climate change may have played.