Pope on the environment: ‘Insatiable consumption’ threatening the Earth

Back in March, the Vatican issued a new set of 7 sins for Catholics to adhere to. Included among them was environmental pollution. Well, the Pope wasn’t blowing smoke:

“Perhaps reluctantly we come to acknowledge that there are also scars which mark the surface of our earth: erosion, deforestation, the squandering of the world’s mineral and ocean resources in order to fuel an insatiable consumption,”

Source: AP press

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Dave Semeniuk spends hours locked up in his office, thinking about the role the oceans play in controlling global climate, and unique ways of studying it. He'd also like to shamelessly plug his art practice: davidsemeniuk.com