Category - climate change

  • December 18, 2009

    Why should religious people be involved in the climate change debate? The issue was tackled head-on at a side-meeting in Copenhagen, coinciding with the vital global talks on climate change action, says Mark Beach.

  • December 17, 2009

    As the global climate talks face serious problems, the Pope, Christian leaders and international church organisations have made pleas to heads of powerful nations to show moral courage in making decisions for all of creation.

  • December 16, 2009

    Polar bears are important not only for their beauty but for being at the top of the Arctic food chain. But pollutants carried to the High Arctic by winds and ocean currents threaten the bears - another victim of climate change.

  • December 15, 2009

    Bells pealed as a warning on climate change after the Archbishop of Canterbury told a church service in Copenhagen, attended by people from major faiths and Christian denominations, that humanity can only show love to all by making the earth a secure home.

  • December 14, 2009

    Ireland’s largest bookmaker Paddy Power are taking bets on the estimated global polar bear population on 31 December 2011 according to the world's largest independent conservation organization, the WWF.

  • December 14, 2009

    For Copenhagen to be a success, all of us need to act. No action is too small; it could be one of these small actions that triggers a major change, says a Hong Kong Christian environmentalist at the UN summit in Denmark.

  • December 13, 2009

    The Churches need to need to end their dualism over mission and recognise that where their treasure is, there their hearts will be also. And this means an end to their investments in oil, mining and other companies which are driving climate change, says Jonathan Bartley

  • December 13, 2009

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has told an indigenous Ecuadorean farmer that her voice and the voices of the world’s poor are critical to achieving a strong climate deal for the most vulnerable communities.

  • December 13, 2009

    In the last few weeks, Britain's few remaining climate change deniers have attempted a last throw of the dice in an effort to derail the Copenhagen climate summit.

  • December 12, 2009

    Some 30 supporters of the international development agency Christian Aid, who cycled all the way from Britain, have arrived in the Danish capital Copenhagen today to join protests about climate change.