Category - climate change

  • May 7, 2009

    It has been another roller-coaster week. I am writing this from a volcanic island which is at once the most energy-sustainable place on earth and at the same time, the most financially unsustainable.

  • April 23, 2009

    The campaigns director of Operation Noah starts a new series of reflective pieces for Ekklesia in the run-up to the Copenhagen Summit in December '09.

  • April 22, 2009

    Chancellor Alistair Darling's budget reveals the UK government's contradictory green credentials, according to the World Development Movement - which campaigns for global justice and action on the way climate change is hitting the world's poor.

  • April 22, 2009

    The government’s first ever UK carbon budget reveals a disappointing lack of ambition and leadership, says British-based international development agency Christian Aid. But it welcomes Gordon Brown’s decision to protect the aid budget.

  • April 22, 2009

    To mark Earth Day today the US agency Church World Service is backing immediate action to fight climate change through an national postcard ‘Countdown to Copenhagen’ advocacy campaign aimed at the Obama administration and Congress.

  • April 17, 2009

    Civil liberty concerns about mass arrests over a recent power station protest in the UK have been echoed by Christian Aid director Daleep Mukarji, writing to the Guardian newspaper.

  • April 1, 2009

    Our need to get out there and demonstrate against a corrupted world, says Brian Draper, needs to translate into a set of positive commitments and actions that speak for what we are for as well as what we are against.

  • March 31, 2009

    The Put People First demonstration in London on 28 March, ahead of the G20 meeting was a showcase of political, environmental and economic idealism, says Hannah Kowszun. But are such marches mirroring too much of what they decry?

  • March 29, 2009
  • March 29, 2009

    Nearly 40,000 people marched in central London yesterday to demand that the G20 leaders meeting in the capital this week face the need for major changes to the international financial system.