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As the Pope says, concern for the natural world is no longer optional

pope 2This post is by Nigel Haigh, former director of the Institute for European Environmental Policy and chair of Green Alliance from 1989 to 1998.

Five years ago Pope Francis published his encyclical about our environmental predicament, called  Laudato Si’ – on care for our common home. My reaction at the time was delight that he had done so, but I failed to read it, probably like many readers of this blog. It is over 100 pages long after all. Read more