The world facing a New Dark Age
In Rome, Italy - His Excellency Prince Charles spoke who heartedly to Pope Benedict XVI of the importance of the world to change its ways to prevent the effects of climate change.
The heir to the British throne met the Pope shortly after making a major speech on the environment to Italy's Parliament, where he said that unless the international community acted together to tackle climate change, a "new Dark Age" could hit the world.
His Excellency noted that in a few years time it will be too late, and there will be no future for the children of today, let alone our grandchildren. There is no time to waste, we must act today.
A Vatican statement said "environmental protection" was one of the subjects discussed during the private audience, along with inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue and peace.
Environmental issues are a favourite speaking topic of both Prince Charles and the Pope.
"History will judge us by how we respond to this challenge of climate change," the Prince told Parliament in his address before the papal audience.
No longer is it acceptable to say that we are trying to prevent global warming, it is on our doorstep.
It is very heart warming to know that benevolent leaders of our society heed the calls to protect the one home we have.
In accordance to the United Nations report on global warming, the quickest way to prevent global warming is to lead a vegan life, and stop killing animals.
Based on this report, senior U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization official Dr. Henning Steinfeld stated that the meat industry is “one of the most significant contributors to today’s most serious environmental problems" and that "urgent action is required to remedy the situation."