Preparing for COP24

COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).  It will take place in Katowice, Poland from 2 – 14 December 2018.  As member states prepare, Church leaders urge governments around the world to ramp up their climate actionCOP 24 Preparing efforts, calling for “ambitious implementation” of the Paris Agreement.  On 26 October 2018, the Presidents of six continental Bishops’ Conferences of the Catholic Church signed a document appealing to government leaders to take immediate action to tackle climate change in an effort to avert catastrophic effects of the climate crisis. Read the document in which they urge “rapid and radical changes while resisting the temptation to look for quick technological fixes.”



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