Pope pleads with COP28 to find breakthrough on climate

By Philip Pullella and Elizabeth Piper
Updated December 2 2023 - 8:25pm, first published 8:23pm
Pope Francis is unable to attend the COP28 climate summit in Dubai due to ill health. (AP PHOTO)
Pope Francis is unable to attend the COP28 climate summit in Dubai due to ill health. (AP PHOTO)

Pope Francis has called on the United Nations climate summit to strive for an essential breakthrough agreement to stem global warming that includes the elimination of fossil fuels, saying climate has "run amok".

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