UN Climate Chief: Pope’s encyclical may have ‘major impact’ on climate talks
"I do think the encyclical is going to have a major impact," Figueres, the head of the U.N. Climate Change Secretariat, said at the end of June 1-11 talks in Bonn, Germany, about a U.N. deal due to be agreed in Paris in December.
U.N.’s climate chief said on Thursday.
“Pope Francis is personally committed to this issue like no other pope before him,” Christiana Figueres told a news conference at June 1-11 talks on a deal to combat climate change due to be agreed in Paris in December.