Pope Francis Brings Spotlight to Climate Migration

A story in CNBC quotes RFF's Climate Insights 2020 public opinion survey.

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April 1, 2021

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"In his written statement, the pope affirms his stance that climate change is the result of human behavior, a fact which NASA supported with 'direct evidence' in a report released on March 25, but which some other religious groups have disavowed. (About 80% of Americans now believe that human action “has at least partly” been causing global warming, according to a survey published in August by the Washington DC-based nonprofit, Resources for the Future.)"


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