Even the Vatican is taking action on climate change. Using his considerable influence, Pope Francis has summoned the top executives of the world’s largest oil companies. The agenda? How to transition away from fossil fuels.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican will host executives of the world’s top oil companies for a conference next week on climate change and the transition away from fossil fuels, a Vatican source said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter’s square at the Vatican, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo Pope Francis, who wrote a major document on protection of the environment from global warming in 2015, is expected to address the group on the last day of the June 8-9 conference. The conference, organized by the University of […]