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Sister Durstyne Farnan, OP

November 21, 2022, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt – Adrian Dominican Sister Durstyne Farnan, OP, Dominican Representative to the United Nations, was among many faith leaders present at the UN Conference on Climate Change, COP27, to express disappointment at the slow speed of negotiations to address global climate change. 

In particular, Sister Durstyne was disappointed in the failure of wealthy developed nations such as the United States to establish climate mitigation funds to help less developed nations – which have suffered more of the consequences of climate change. The Global South has been disproportionately affected by disasters such as drought, floods, and loss of livelihood, she told National Catholic Reporter’s Earthbeat.

Read the article by Doreen Ajiambo. 




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