‘Signs of times have never been clearer’ says churches group after UN climate report rings alarm bells
By Peter Kenny
August 9, 2021
As people in many global regions suffer from record-breaking heat, devastating wildfires and extreme flooding, the World Council of Churches has called for prayers and urgently reacting to the latest scientific evidence that the global temperature is rising.
The call was made by the WCC deputy general secretary Rev. Odair Pedroso Mateus who spoke for the churches body after the Aug. 9 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.