Pope Francis has today called for a cultural revolution to protect the Earth and fight global warming, which he says is ‘mostly’ due to human activity and the burning of fossil fuels.
The pontiff wants urgent action to correct what he calls the ‘structurally perverse’ economic system of the rich exploiting the poor that is turning Earth into an ‘immense pile of filth’.
The encyclical, which has drawn criticism from the energy lobby, opens by saying climate change is the Earth’s way of protesting ‘irresponsible use and abuse of the goods that God placed in her’.
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