Please see quotes from the Pope on the environment.

In regards to the Environment

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“An international climate change treaty is a grave ethical and moral responsibility.”

“We need only to look at the facts to see that our common home is falling into serious disrepair.”

“When nature is viewed solely as a source of profit and gain, this has serious consequences for society.”

“The world we have received also belongs to those who will follow us.”

“Humanity still has the ability to work together in building our common home.”

“Never has humanity had such power… yet nothing ensures that it will be used wisely.”

“The climate is a common good, belonging to all and meant for all.”

“It is man who has slapped nature in the face.”

“The Earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth.”

“People occasionally forgive, but nature never does.”

“Doomsday predictions can no longer be met with irony or disdain.”

“God will judge you on whether you cared for Earth.”

“Climate change is a global problem with grave implications. It represents one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day.”

“Leaving an inhabitable planet to future generations is, first and foremost, up to us.”

“If we destroy creation, it will destroy us.”

“The Earth is protesting the wrong that we are doing to her.”