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Climate Change And Conflict, A Perfect Storm

Violence has cast a long shadow over a climate summit opening in Paris on Monday, two weeks after 130 people were killed in a coordinated jihadist onslaught on the French capital. As more than 150 world leaders prepared to meet

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Magazine Blames Climate Change for Migrant Crisis

A major Italian weekly magazine, L’Espresso, is attributing mass migrations into Europe from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and North Africa to global warming, warning that a legally binding agreement at the upcoming climate conference in Paris is necessary in order to preserve world peace.

On Climate Change, Catholic Leaders Must Believe in Miracles

For the first time, “Catholic leaders representing all regional and national bishops conferences” have come together in a “joint appeal.” According to reporting in the New York Times, Cardinal Oswald Gracias, archbishop of Mumbai, India, called the October 26 meeting at the Vatican a “historic occasion.” What brought all these Catholic leaders together for the first time? Not the refugee crisis in Europe. Not the plight of Christians in the Middle East. Not a prayer meeting or a Bible study. It was climate change.

America and UK Lead the World in Climate Scepticism

The United States and United Kingdom are leading the way in climate change scepticism, according to a recent survey which has found that one in three Americans and one in four Brits don’t believe climate change is a serious problem. By comparison, just four