Category - climate change

  • December 10, 2017

    The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change is reaching an important milestone in the Philippines. 

  • December 5, 2017

    A direct action protest was held yesterday outside the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Members of Christian Climate Action held a vigil, performed street theatre and used red spray paint to call for a radical reformation of the economy to protect humankind and abundant life on earth from climate change.

  • November 28, 2017

    Leaders of the UK’s overseas territories gather in London today.The focus will be on disaster relief and improving resilience to climate change.  As many of these economies are reliant on financial secrecy and low tax, the time has come to discuss how overseas territories might transition away from this status quo, says Christian Aid.

  • November 27, 2017

    A delegation of member state representatives from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) began a five-day working trip to Bangladesh on 17 November 2017, with planned visits to IFAD-funded projects designed to increase incomes and improve living conditions for rural poor in the country.

  • November 22, 2017

    As COP23 concludes, Quakers in Britain are calling on the government to face up to the UK's full obligations to tackle climate change.

  • November 17, 2017

    An ecumenical delegation led by the WCC has met the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, in Bonn, to share concerns over rising sea levels and increasingly severe droughts and storms that are putting into question the very survival of people in the island of Tuvalu, an independent nation within the British Commonwealth.

  • November 11, 2017

    A report by Christian Aid says investment in renewable energy can deliver the triple benefit of energy access, lowering global carbon emissions and making a profit.

  • November 7, 2017

    As the world convenes in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Methodist Church in Fiji issued a statement calling for Methodists around the world to join in prayer for the country’s leadership and for the talanoa process of negotiations which will take place over the next two weeks.

  • November 6, 2017

    Organisations representing more than half a billion Christians worldwide are issuing a united call for action on climate justice, the largest call of its kind in history.

  • November 3, 2017

    People in low and lower-middle income countries five times more likely to be forced from their homes by 'sudden-onset' weather disasters, like floods and storms, than people in richer countries, says Oxfam.