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Why the Pope's Encyclical on the Environment Should Speed Up the End of the Fossil-Fuel Era


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Why the Pope's Encyclical on the Environment Should Speed Up the End of the Fossil-Fuel Era

ROME - Reacting to the Pope's encyclical on the environment, Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo, said:

"Greenpeace welcomes the valuable intervention of Pope Francis in humanity's common struggle to prevent catastrophic climate change. This first encyclical on the environment brings the world a step closer to that tipping point where we abandon fossil fuels and fully embrace clean renewable energy for all, by the middle of the century.

"Everyone, whether religious or secular, can and must respond to this clarion call for bold urgent action.

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