Ecology and Environment

  • 5 Dec 2008

    Sponsoring a cat makes an ideal and unusual gift for someone for Christmas or a birthday, particularly if they are a cat lover.

    You can sponsor a cat through Cats Protection. Formed in 1927, Cats Protection has grown to become the UK’s leading cat welfare charity. Cats Protection now rehome and reunite 55,000 cats and kittens every year. Cats Protection's vision is to ensure every cat is given the chance of a life where it will be treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.

  • 5 Dec 2008

    Sponsoring an animal as a gift is proving extremely popular in 2008 in the face of the credit crunch. Animal sponsorship is a cheap, unusual and worthwhile gift for animal lovers everywhere.

  • 1 Dec 2008

    The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church have urged the Government to reduce Britain’s carbon emissions following Lord Turner’s report published today.

  • 29 Nov 2008

    The Vatican sought to up its green credentials this week by switching on its massive electricity generating solar panels on the Pope Paul VI Hall. The development is one of a series of intended environmental initiatives.

  • 28 Nov 2008

    Campaigners from Christian aid agency Tearfund have handed a 10,000-strong petition to the government urging them to help poor people in the developing world adapt to the effects of climate change.

  • 27 Nov 2008

    Christians from the Pacific islands have appealed for worldwide solidarity with regard to climate change, a question of life and death in their communities.

  • 26 Nov 2008

    As the scale of the global credit, climate and oil shocks becomes clearer, support for a radical 'Green New Deal' is growing, political economist Ann Pettifor and analyst Andrew Simms told a meeting in parliament last night.

  • 25 Nov 2008

    It is a sad fact that humans are likely to cause the extinction of a quarter of all known species in the next 20 years, unless we work to protect them now.

  • 24 Nov 2008

    A senior Church official has voiced his 'disbelief' at plans for a new coal fired power station in Scotland. Reverend Ian Galloway, convener of the Kirk’s Church and Society Council, said he was “shocked” to see the proposals.

  • 20 Nov 2008

    A day conference.

    Principal speakers:

    Michael Northcott (Professor of Theology, Edinburgh University) – Theological principles and attitudes towards transport