Regional and international staff working for major church agencies involved in the region are consulting about relief interventions in the immediate aftermath of a series of quakes in Africa's Great Lakes area.
News that the director of the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies will receive a regional United Nations Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth Award 2008 has been welcomed by Christian Aid, which works with BCAS.
Over 300 people crowded in to Exeter Cathedral last week to attend an innovative Climate Challenge Festival. ‘Hope Rising’ was organised by churches and Christian agencies to think about global warming in practical ways.
The international development agency Christian Aid has applauded the new package of environmental measures announced by the UK’s largest biscuit manufacturer, cutting its carbon emissions and reduce its use of water and packaging.
Congregations across Scotland committed to environmental action are due to meet in Stirling this weekend to develop and promote their work. The event is being sponsored by the Church of Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful.
At midday today (Thursday) Christians will go to No.10 Downing Street to protest against the Government's recent announcement to build a new generation of nuclear power plants. will present the Prime Minister with a solar powered torch and a sample of insulation material.
Christian climate campaigners have appointed an award-winning documentary maker as their lead campaign strategist. Mark Dowd, a former Dominican Friar and television producer / presenter, is to take up the post with Operation Noah.
Christian Aid has called on the government to impose a moratorium on the building of any new, conventional coal-fired power stations following council approval for the first such station for almost quarter of a century.
Violence, injustice and greed are the main threats to humanity - and a radical chnage of heart and mind is needed to address them. That was the message from Christmas sermons delivered yesterday by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.