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Prioritising profit over people a cause of climate change crisis

VATICAN (CNS): Addressing a Vatican climate change conference titled, Climate Change and New Evidence from Science, Engineering and Policy, for finance ministers from around the world on May 27, the pope said that the current crisis is “caused by a confusion of our moral ledger with our financial ledger.”
 
“We live at a time when profits and losses seem to be more highly valued than lives and deaths, and when a company’s net worth is given precedence over the infinite worth of our human family,” he said.

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World health depends on changing the way food is made and eaten

VATICAN (CNS): The food people pick at the supermarket and cook in their kitchens can make a huge difference in helping address the global problems of hunger, obesity and climate change, a number of speakers said at a for a three-day international conference on how religions can contribute to the world reaching the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
 

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