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Catholic leaders rally behind Pope for socially just climate breakthrough

3 Nov 2015

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Catholic leaders from around the world have called for a transformative breakthrough at this December’s UN climate conference in Paris, saying any deal must put “the common good ahead of national interests”. Based on Pope Francis’ “Laudato Si” encyclical and signed in the Vatican, the 10-point proposal calls for legally binding limits to keep average global warming to 1.5DegC, and “an end to the fossil fuel era”.

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