Archive for tag: interfaith statements

Archive pour tag : interfaith statements

Global religious leaders, scientists join to release “Faith and Science: An Appeal for COP26”

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Global religious leaders and leading scientists issued a joint statement on 4 October calling on the international community to raise their ambition and step up their climate action ahead of COP26.

Almost 40 faith leaders signed the joint appeal, which was presented by Pope Francis.

Signatories included World Council of Churches acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca, along with representatives from across the Christian denominations, Sunni and Shi’a Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism and Jainism.

The appeal calls for the world to achieve net-zero carbon emissions as soon as possible, and to limit the global average temperature rise to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels.
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Posted: October 4, 2021 • Permanent link: ecu.net/?p=10908
Categories: Documents, Vatican News, WCC NewsIn this article: climate change, COP26, environment, interfaith statements, Pope Francis, WCC
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