Category - 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.

  • November 2, 2017

    The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has questioned the morality of British banks profiting from projects which cause climate change and called for them to shift their investments away from fossil fuels.

  • November 1, 2017

    Strong and shared climate leadership must emerge from the UN climate talks in Bonn next month if the world is to stem the increasing levels of CO2 levels in our atmosphere, says Greenpeace International.

  • October 22, 2017

    Major companies including Shell and BP have been called to an investigation into corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses in the Phillipines.

  • October 17, 2017

    In a keynote speech during the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavík, Iceland, Ecumenical Patriarch  Bartholomew I termed their purpose “a fresh deliberation on the fate of the earth.”

  • October 12, 2017

    Christian Aid has responded to a joint announcement from the United Kingdom and Canada that they will work to build a global alliance on the transition from unabated coal-fired electricity to cleaner energy.