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"We ask our bishops to act on behalf of mother earth, to take on the shoes of mother earth."
Scientists say climate change has increased the severity and frequency of the floods, with more erratic rainfall causing more cyclones
As losses from climate-fueled disasters rise, investment in cutting risks makes financial sense - and can solve multiple problems at once
"Floods, droughts, heatwaves, extreme storms and wildfires are going from bad to worse, breaking records with alarming frequency"
Pakistan is responsible for less than 1% of global GHG emissions, but is 8th on a list of countries deemed most vulnerable to extreme weather
Floods have ruined crops and homes across Pakistan, leaving many of the country's poor struggling to restart their lives
Disturbance of ecosystems as humans interact with wild species make future outbreaks and pandemics more likely
The flooding forced Bangladesh's third-largest international airport in Sylhet to shut down on Friday
As India and Pakistan struggled to cope with soaring temperatures, experts warn lack of access to cooling tech will cost lives