martedì 2 novembre 2021

Regno Unito
UK: Archbishop of Canterbury apologizes for comparing climate change to Holocaust

(Deutsche Welle) The most senior cleric in the Church of England apologized for having compared the impact of climate change to the Holocaust. Justin Welby had said politicians' inaction over climate change was akin to genocide. -- The Archbishop of Canterbury on Monday said he was "unequivocally" sorry for suggesting that failure to stop climate change could bring about as grave a result as that of Nazi war crimes. Justin Welby said he meant to highlight the gravity of global warming as world leaders met in Scotland to discuss action on climate change at the COP26 summit. He was wrong to draw a comparison with Nazi atrocities, he added. (...)