Category - climate change

  • June 24, 2012

    Three major British Churches have voiced their disappointment that the Rio+20 Earth Summit has not made progress on the environmental challenges that face the global community.

  • June 22, 2012

    You have read the newspaper and web headlines already. The world’s media has declared the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, an embarrassing failure. But, asks Daniel Hale, who headed up the Rio delegation for NGO Progressio, is that all there is to be said? And where do we look from here?

  • June 13, 2012

    This month, against a backdrop of severe ecological and financial crises, world governments are meeting in Rio, Brazil, trying to reach an agreement to secure a sustainable future for the planet and its people. Alex Green and Daniel Hale from Progressio explain why this matters, why urgent action is needed by governments, and how all of us can help shape and influence the Rio+20 process towards climate justice.

  • May 28, 2012

    Participants from churches, NGOs, ecumenical and international organisations attended a WCC conference in Bossey last week to address displacement caused by climate change.

  • April 16, 2012

    The Archbishop of York, the Catholic Bishop of Middlesbrough and the Methodist Chair of the York & Hull District are to lead a service at York Minster on climate change.

  • March 1, 2012

    Scottish Government ministers have been asked to give public assurances that their Climate Justice Fund will be ‘new’ rather than recycled money.

  • February 23, 2012

    On Ash Wednesday, Progressio was delighted to add its name to a call to the Church to reflect, pray and act on climate change and environmental degradation in our world.

  • February 22, 2012

    Church leaders from some of the UK's biggest churches have made a call for 'repentance' over a prevailing 'shrug-culture' towards climate change.

  • February 8, 2012

    The director of the Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh has addressed a meeting at the General Synod of the Church of England, its governing body.

  • December 14, 2011

    Free Church leaders in Britain have welcomed the breakthrough at climate change talks in Durban, but warned of significant future dangers.