The 18th United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP18) took place in Doha, Qatar from November 26 through December 8, 2012. As reported in the
the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has endorsed
a letter of the Canadian Council of Churches sent to the Honourable Peter Kent
, Canada’s Environment Minister. The letter expresses “profound ethical concerns about Climate Change”, and states that “a much more serious commitment to the environment is being asked of Canada at the present time.” Let us pray for wisdom, courage and heart on the part of our Minister of the Environment faced with the challenge of negotiating ‘a credible plan’ to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions to responsible levels.