A number of key African civil society organisations have come together with church development campaigners at the close of the United Nations climate change talks, to demand billions in compensation for the impacts of global warming.
The biblical story of creation, echoed in the prologue to John's Gospel, famously contains the divine injunction, "Let there be light." But the Church of England says that in an age of eco-cre, a little less light might be needed.
The United Kingdom rates committed campaigners such as Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King far more highly than celebrities and more than one in ten would be prepared to break the law to campaign for a cause they believed in.
An international church development agency is asking children in India to play an active role in the battle against climate change by getting their communities involved in the struggle for a fully sustainable future.