Category - climate change

  • February 24, 2009

    Could you live without electricity for an hour? On 31st March 2007 2.2 million homes and businesses in Sydney proved that this is possible when they turned off their lights in a city-wide demonstration against climate change. This unusual event generated so much interest that just a year later the WWF initiative went international.

  • February 22, 2009

    The church must act on the destruction, poverty and injustice caused by climate change and face the theological challenges of global warming, says a new book by the head of theology at Christian Aid.

  • February 6, 2009

    Anxious politicians and commentators fulminating about Britain's failure to defy the recent blizzards afflicting the country were yesterday invited to lighten up and learn from their children's sense of fun.

  • February 3, 2009

    Development agency Progressio is preparing to offer practical advice to thousands of small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe in a bid to help them achieve long-term food security in a rapidly changing climate.

  • January 28, 2009

    New European proposals for a global deal on climate change do not add up to a just or effective plan, the UK-based international development agency Christian Aid is warning.

  • January 26, 2009

    Brazilian liberation theologian Leonardo Boff, once a thorn in the side of the Vatican, is now on a mission to convince humanity of the desperate need to change its relationship to the environment.

  • January 20, 2009

    Ten members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are visiting Nicaragua to examine the effects of climate change. They will also study how extreme poverty, hunger and climate change interrelate.

  • January 13, 2009

    A Lightship owned by Cardiff’s churches is being transformed into Noah’s Ark by the city’s children in a bid to tell UK leaders that they must act urgently to protect human and animal life on the planet.

  • January 12, 2009

    The poorest in the UK will be hit hardest by climate change, a new report has warned although tackling climate change also offers huge opportunities for cutting poverty in the UK if global warming and poverty are tackled together.

  • December 18, 2008

    Possibly the crucial world issue now and in the coming decades is global warming and environmental catastrophe.