Vatican working group calls for concrete steps to combat climate change

May 9, 2011
By Carol Glatz
Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Nations and individuals have a duty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enact policies that mitigate global warming, said a Vatican-sponsored working group.

“The business-as-usual mode will not be possible because of both resource depletion and environmental damages,” the group said in a report released by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences May 2.