Impactivate: Catholic Climate Covenant and Catholic Energies Take Action on Climate Change

by Sarah Brodsky, Impactivate

Catholic leaders have long stressed the importance of environmental sustainability. Pope John Paul II and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI both spoke on this issue, and in 2015 Pope Francis drew attention to the environment in his encyclical Laudato Si’.

Dan Misleh, executive director of Catholic Climate Covenant and of Catholic Energies, says that addressing climate change remains a priority for Catholics: “Without the earth, we wouldn’t exist, so it’s important for us to take care of our common home.”

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