"Laudato si'" and the Path to COP22

Proceedings of the Joint Consultation
28 September 2016
Scripta Varia 128 | Vatican City, 2016
E-Pub ahead of print 


Opening Session

Word of Welcome

Chancellor Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo


Cardinal Peter K. Turkson


Cardinal Theodore McCarrick


Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher

Panel 1: The Scientific Community and the Environment

The Encyclical Laudato si' and the current horizons of scientific research

Prof. V. (Ram) Ramanathan

The perspective of a Chinese Non-Governmental Organization

Prof. Frederick Dubee

Statement on “Laudato Si’ and the path to COP22”

Dr. Hoesung Lee

Open Discussion

Reflections on "Laudato Si'" and the Path to COP22 in Marrakech

Eng. Tullio Pagano

Panel 2: The Call for an Integral Ecology

A vision from the field: climate challenges in developing countries

Dr. Pedro Walpole S.J.

Climate Change and the Economics

Prof. Stefano Zamagni

Solidarity facing the impacts of climate change

Mr. Bernd Nilles

Open Discussion

Our Journey to and Beyond COP22

Sr. Sheila Kinsey, FCJM

Panel 3: Drawing Near COP22

The Radical Vision of Laudato si'

Prof. Jeffrey Sachs

Connection, Disconnection, Reconnection: The Radical Vision of Laudato Si’

Dr Anthony Annett

The educational challenge of COP22

Prof. Pierre Léna

Statement of the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Dr. Braulio Ferreira De Souza Dias

Open Discussion

Considerations on “Laudato Si’” and the Path to COP22 in Marrakech

Prof. Mariagrazia Midulla

Concluding Session


Charles Cardinal Maung Bo

Concluding Remarks

Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi

A Holistic and Proactive Approach to Biodiversity and Green Development from the Perspective of a Chinese Non-Governmental Organization

Minister Hu Deping

Final Word of Greeting

Pope Francis