|Columban Mission Institute supports Pope Francis’ call for serious action on climate change by urging a global moratorium on new coal mines. Columban support can be found in the Open Letter to President Hollande and World Leaders that was published on Tuesday 27 October in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Read the OPEN LETTER: NO NEW COAL MINES
Appeal to COP 21 Negotiating Parties
Tuesday 27 October also saw the release of a statement appealing for meaningful action at COP21 in Paris. The following appeal has been issued by Cardinals, Patriarchs and Bishops from across the globe. It is addressed to those negotiating the COP 21 in Paris and it calls on them to work toward the approval of a fair, legally binding and truly transformational climate agreement.
Read the Appeal to COP 21 statement.