Skip to comments.Pope to World Bank: We Need to Calculate Our 'Ecological Debt,' so 'Developed Countries Can Pay It'
Posted on 04/11/2021 12:02:48 AM PDT by Olog-hai
In a letter to the spring meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Pope Francis called for the creation of new institutions of “global governance” to help advance the “integral human development of all peoples.”
He also said the “financial industry” should calculate the “ecological debt” of countries “so that developed countries can pay it.…”
We cannot “overlook another kind of debt: the ‘ecological debt’ that exists, especially between the global north and south,” said the Pope in his April 8 letter. “We are, in fact, in debt to nature itself, as well as the people and countries affected by human-induced ecological degradation and biodiversity loss.”
“In this regard, I believe that the financial industry, which is distinguished by its great creativity, will prove capable of developing agile mechanisms for calculating this ecological debt, so that developed countries can pay it, not only by significantly limiting their consumption of non-renewable energy or by assisting poorer countries to enact policies and programs of sustainable development, but also by covering the costs of the innovation required for that purpose,” he explained. …
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So when do real Catholics rise-up and kick this faker to the curb?
Keep you hands off our money! I may be Catholic but this isn’t my pope.
They get a break because they never got classified as a “developed country” per the UN’s ever-changing definitions.
Demanding prosperity without fossil fuels is like demanding bricks without straw.
Pope Francis: a.k.a. every evil elitist since Dr. Evil.
Or before...haven’t seen the movie, but Strangelove?
Seriously. He is a cartoon character masking as a Pope. He certainly fits in with the Hollywood elites.
Are we even sure that he’s celibate?
Geez, I miss John Paul 2nd...
The Catholics really laid an egg with this guy.
He’s definitely a homo. And an idiot. Why do commies always think they know economics? Econ 101: Communism doesn’t work. Never has. Never will.
Francis is announcing he’s no longer a Pope. Bring back Benedict.
Francis crowns himself the First Mother Earth pope. We thought he was coloring himself ‘red,’ but it’s green (for nature worship) totalitarianism instead.
This guy is foolish. Many poorer countries are poor because of corruption and mismanagement. Throwing money at them will only make those in power well off. At least charities are reasonably focused on the problems at hand. Counties can kiss a lot of charitable donations goodbye if the money is just going to be stolen from people. Does he just mouth progressive sounding talking points to sound good without giving any thoughts to ramifications?
Someone needs to make this heretic excommunicate and anathema.
Some might actually have accrued an ecological surplus.
Hey Pope..you can start with your country.
You gotta Lotta nice stuff you can sell...show us how it’s done.
Or shut up.
By my calculations the developed countries of the world have developed science that has helped the ecology greatly.
If we were still wood burning societies polluting the air, and dumping stuff into water without knowing the environmental impact, the world would be far worse off.
So when do the developed countries get paid back? Or do you just want to call it even?
Talk to China. We’re out of $
You mean like the way Americans Fought off those people who were destroying the statues? Or the Americans who fought when the first coup was attempted? Or the Americans who went to war when the second coup was successful and took over a country?
I’m a Catholic and the pope can go to hell. But the future of the United States in terms of affecting the world is much greater than the Vatican these days.
Catholics and Americans should be rising up against the Vatican and our now close to dead Republic. But we won’t.
On both accounts, the Vatican and the United States, I don’t know what it will take for the good guys to finally Step Up.
Because that chance came and went in the US. To hell with the Vatican. All I need is the Bible to know how to live my life.
Embarrassing commie pope ping.
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