Pope Francis: “Naomi Klein in a Cassock?”

Credit: Riccardo De Luca/AP

Credit: Riccardo De Luca/AP

Imagine indefatigable climate warrior Naomi Klein’s surprise when the Vatican called to invite her to its summit on climate change. Fortunately, you don’t have to imagine it — Klein has written about her experiences in Rome in a journal-style article for The New Yorker — read it HERE.

Listen HERE, to a 7/23/15 conference call organized by Climate Reality Check, in which Naomi Klein reflects on the significance of the Pope’s Encyclical on climate change for the climate justice movement.

Credit: Andrew Medichini/AP

Credit: Andrew Medichini/AP

Giles Fraser of The Guardian opines that Pope Francis may be “Naomi Klein in a Cassock.”

Meanwhile, the Pope’s concerted efforts on climate change continue, in a two-day Vatican conference with mayors from around the world, including New York City’s Bill de Blasio. Read about it HERE and HERE. Not a single Republican mayor accepted the Vatican’s invitation to the mayoral climate summit — read HERE.

Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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On a lighter note, cartoonist Tom Toles continues to mine climate change for its dark humor, see his latest in The Washington Post.

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About JenniferS.

A founding member of Bronx Climate Justice North.
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