KMSP-TV: Pope Francis on climate change and our ‘pile of filth’ planet

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – Pope Francis released a 184-page manifesto Thursday, calling for a cultural revolution to save the planet and to fix the “perverse” economic system. He added that most climate change is due to human activity, and that the world’s financial system exploits the poor.“The Earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth,” Francis said. “In many parts of the planet, the elderly lament that once beautiful landscapes are now covered with rubbish.”

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