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COP28: the Role of Food Systems in the Climate Crisis Will Get More Attention Than Ever

December 1st, 2023

Comments by Fr. Séamus Finn, OMI

(Image by Rosy/Bad Homburg / Germany, Pixabay)

Day One of COP28 started with an agreement on a “Loss and Damage Fund,” whereby the countries who have caused most of the destructive consequences of climate change will make substantial financial contributions to help developing countries address the challenges that they face from climate change.
On the 2nd day, the Role of Food Systems in the Climate Crisis got more attention and is addressing such topics as deforestation, meat and dairy amounts in diets and food waste. Let’s hope and pray that the negotiators will stay at the table long enough and keep in mind not just their own interests but the Common Good of all humanity  including the health of the planet.
Finally let’s remember that each of us are called to examine our own lifestyles and see how we can contribute to finding solutions to this urgent challenge.
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