The Sacrament of Creation: What Can We Expect from Pope Francis’s Ecological Encyclical?

March 3, 2015
By Clive Hamilton
ABC Religion and Ethics

Pope Francis has made no secret of his conviction that human-induced climate change, along with other forms of environmental degradation, represents a grave threat to humanity’s future.

At times he even speaks in quasi-apocalyptic terms: “Let us not allow omens of destruction and death to accompany the advance of this world!”