Pontifical academies’ joint conference on environment concludes
May 09, 2014
The Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences have concluded a five-day joint conference on “Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature: Our Responsibility.”
“An important benefit of the Vatican’s sustainability conference was in bringing the Church (and her teachings) into a conversation that was and will be taking place whether or not we opt to join in,” William Patenaude wrote in Catholic World Report. “Moreover, because of this well-organized conference, the Church did not simply become a partner in an existing environmental dialogue. She helped elevate it in game-changing ways.”
- Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature: Our Responsibility (Pontifical Academy of Science)
- Elevating the existing environmental dialogue (Catholic World Report)
- Making all things new: wrapping up a pontifical success (Catholic Ecology)
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May. 09, 2014 11:33 AM ET USA
Harvard's Naomi Orestes described what libs hate the most, "Not everything that counts can be counted." Praise God for that. Everytime we make some technological advancement, the libs subject us to a tyranny of quantification, e.g., we know temps were cooler in the past, so we need laws to 'help' get us back to that level, and everyone knows the greatest help of all is a pencil pusher behind a desk, saving the entire world from catastrophe. When will we learn, will we ever learn?