Pope is not alone as people of faith take up environmental cause

Mary Evelyn Tucker says the pope’s historic call on climate change captures a growing movement that gives environmental activism moral weight

By Mary Evelyn Tucker
South China Morning Post
July 19, 2015

For decades, the public has assumed that scientists or policymakers would solve environmental problems like climate change. Market-based and technological solutions were also pursued. While these approaches are necessary, we are realising they are not sufficient to resolve pressing environmental challenges.