Governor Brown Issues Statement on Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Climate Change


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today after Pope Francis released his encyclical on climate change:

“In the face of the deep obsession with markets and material stuff, Pope Francis has called attention to our fundamental dependency on the natural environment. It’s now up to leaders in business and government – and wherever else – to join together and reverse our accelerating slide into climate disorder and widespread suffering.”