Encyclical On Climate Change And Inequality: On Care For Our Common Home

byPope Pope FrancisIntroduction byNaomi Oreskes

July 23, 2015|
Encyclical On Climate Change And Inequality: On Care For Our Common Home by Pope Pope Francis
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The complete text of Laudato Si’, the landmark encyclical letter from Pope Francis that, as Time magazine reported, “rocked the international community”

In the Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality, the beloved Pope exhorts the world to combat environmental degradation and its impact on the poor. In a stirring, clarion call that is not merely aimed at Catholic readers but rather at a wide, lay audience, the Pope cites the overwhelming scientific evidence of climate change, and does not hesitate to detail how it is the result of a historic level of unequal distribution of wealth.

It is, in short, as the New York Times labeled it, “An urgent call to action . . . intended to persuade followers around the world to change their behavior, in hopes of protecting a fragile planet.”

With an insightful and informative introduction by Harvard professor Naomi Oreskes, famed for her bestselling Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming.
Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, POPE FRANCIS has been the Pope of the Catholic Church since March 13, 2013, when he became the 266th pontiff. He is the first Latin American and the first Jesuit to lead the Roman Catholic Church—and the first non-European leader of the church in 1,200 years. He took the name Francis after St. Francis of Ass...
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Title:Encyclical On Climate Change And Inequality: On Care For Our Common Home
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:July 23, 2015
Publisher:Melville House
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781612195285

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