Pope Francis, who is due to go to Dubai on Friday where he will participate in a UN climate conference, warned on Sunday against "the climate threat" which "endangers life on Earth".
“Our world is threatened, in addition to war, by another great threat, that of climate, which endangers life on Earth, especially future generations,” he said at the end of the prayer. of the Angelus, a religious reading the text in his place because he has the flu.
“It is contrary to God’s plan,” he added, confirming that he will indeed go to COP 28 in Dubai where he will speak on Saturday.
The Argentine pope, who has made defense of the environment one of the pillars of his pontificate, is due to deliver a highly anticipated speech in which he is expected to denounce the inaction of the countries concerned and encourage them to drastically reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases.
Writing (with AFP)