UK-based International development agency Christian Aid has accused the government of ‘eviscerating’ the Climate Change Bill by failing to include within it a number of measures crucial to the fight against global warming.
English church leaders have called on Christians to use the period of 1 September to 4 October 2008 as an opportunity to put the environment at the heart of their prayer, worship and practical concern. This is part of a regular initiative.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus and author Peter Matthiessen are among those who have said they will attend an interfaith climate summit being organized by the (Lutheran) Church of Sweden in Uppsala in November 2008.
The Bishop of Chester has come under after suggesting that humans might not to blame for global warming, which he said would happen “come what may”. Friends of the Earth condemned the comments by Rt Rev Dr Peter Forster.
Many people now prefer to sponsor an animal in addition to – or rather than – having their own pet. Sponsoring an animal has many benefits – both to the person who is taking out the sponsorship or adoption not to mention the organisation and the animal being sponsored.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and the Anglican Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, welcomed leaders from business, government and civil society to Lambeth Palace yesterday for a Climate Change round table.
The National Council of Churches in India has joined the battle to turn green by calling for Christians to mobilise in the world's second most populous nation, and to join in the fight against global warming.