17 Jun '15, 6pm

Why Jeb Bush & Other Republicans Are Wrong to Chide Pope for Taking a Climate Stand (nothing to do with

The physical and biological sciences, along with revolutionary advances in technology — from satellites to supercomputers — have provided a clarifying picture of human-driven environmental changes. Psychological and sociological studies have revealed deeply ingrained human traits, many shaped by our evolutionary history as a “here and now” species, that prevent us from acting rationally in the face of threats with long time scales, dispersed impacts and inherent complexity. Possible paths have been delineated in recent decades using ever more sophisticated models. But that is where science’s task ends. It is up to individuals and societies to choose which paths to pursue. Scientific knowledge reveals options. Values determine choices. That is why the Roman Catholic Church — with its global reach, the ethical framework in its social justice teachings and, as with all great ...

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