Will 2015 Be The Tipping Point For Climate Change Action, Or Was It 2014?

Will 2015 Be The Tipping Point For Climate Change Action, Or Was It 2014?

by The Daily Eye Team January 2 2015, 12:05 pm Estimated Reading Time: 1 min, 0 secs

2015 may quite possibly be the year that the world finally wakes up and responds to the challenge of climate change. 2014 provided a glimpse of what the new year may hold It seems the rhythm may have changed. Where before the challenge was to get people to understand and believe the reality of climate change, now the challenge is to get the people to act and to call on those in positions of power and influence to actIn 2015, the focus will be on Paris where world leaders will meet in November in an attempt to work out a major global warming deal. The populist activism that began this year can be expected to gain even more momentum as the climate talks approach. Also in 2015 Pope Francis is expected to issue a major Encyclical calling on the world?s 1.5 billion Catholics, including the world?s 5,000 bishops and 400,000 priests, to take action on climate change. The leading religious and political leaders of the world are poised to have a major impact on the environment ? the political as well as the natural environment ? in the new year. If they do, it will because the year now ending has set the stage.

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