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Prelates urge Congress to fund UN climate-change body

November 21, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: The chairmen of 2 US bishops’ committees called on Congress to allocate $10 million to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Nov. 22, 2017 5:04 AM ET USA

    The cure for the climate "problem" was reported here on 9 November: the example set by Brazil to reforest the tropical rainforest. Ending the continuing destruction of the Amazon rainforest, by itself, would remove "37% of carbon emissions." Worldwide reforestation would likely solve the "problem" entirely. Brazil's solution is a combination of technology, good agricultural practices, and cooperation with the regenerative power that God induced in the beginning (Augustine:De Genesi ad Litteram).