Category - climate change

  • 4 Nov 2007

    Religious leaders representing very diverse faith communities with millions of members across the USA are urging their Congress to take urgent action to assist the poor who are facing the brunt of climate change.

  • 30 Oct 2007

    The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid has welcomed the British government’s Climate Change Bill but says it fears that a vital opportunity has been missed. It says that tougher CO2 emission targets are essential.

  • 29 Oct 2007

    Supporters of I Count, the campaign of Stop Climate Chaos, have visited Downing Street to hand in 150,000 petition cards demanding the UK Government does all it can to tackle climate change.

  • 29 Oct 2007

    The Environment Secretary’s failure to commit to a higher target for binding emissions cuts by 2050 risks undermining international efforts to find a solution to this growing global threat, Christian Aid has said.

  • 26 Oct 2007

    The religious community's moral imperative to combat climate change and protect those living in poverty has been discussed by an Anglican bishop at a US House of Representatives briefing this week.

  • 12 Oct 2007

    More evidence emerged yesterday that opinions amongst Evangelical Christians over climate change have changed significantly in the last couple of years.

  • 3 Oct 2007

    Campaigners from Christian Aid yesterday (Tuesday 2 October) published the results of research which shows that most of the UK’s FTSE 100 companies have not committed to targets for absolute reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 3 Oct 2007

    Saving the environment is a serious business – but you can still have a laugh doing it. That’s the message of UK development agency Christian Aid in launching a couple of hilarious YouTube videos aimed at getting people to take up the eco-challenge with a smile on their faces.

  • 3 Oct 2007

    The Kyoto Protocol is "an important step forward towards a just and sustainable global climate policy regime" but "much more radical reductions [of greenhouse gas emissions] are urgently needed," the World Council of Churches' executive committee has declared.

  • 26 Sep 2007

    Two Christian Aid campaigners took their Cut the Carbon message to the highest level of government this week when they told the prime minister that he must act to stop climate change because the poor are suffering the most.