The Pontifical Academy of Sciences releases statement in May 2014

Wed, May 14, 2014

"... As humanity confronted “Revolutionary Change” (Rerum Novarum) in the Age of Industrialization in the 19th century, today
we have changed our natural environment to such an extent that scientists are redefining the current period as the Age of the Anthropocene, that is to say an age when human action, through the use of fossil fuels, is having a decisive impact on the planet If current trends continue, this century will witness unprecedented climate changes and ecosystem destruction that will severely impact us all... '

Follow the link to the statement HERE