Green Christians to commend a New Year carbon detox

Green Christians to commend a New Year carbon detox

By staff writers
11 Dec 2011

Climate change activist and author George Marshall will be addressing green Christians during an all-day event on Saturday 21 January 2012 in central London.

The Christian Ecology Link ecocell ‘sustainability pilgrimage’ project team will facilitate workshops on “living the truly sustainable life” at the Magdalen Centre, St Mary’s Church, Eversholt Street near Euston train station between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm.

Mr Marshall, author of the book Carbon Detox: Your step-by-step guide to getting real about climate change, will be offering fact-packed and witty insights into action on climate change, drawn from his experience of over a decade of community and policy work, says CEL.

The event is aimed both at those already taking part in the ecocell project, or anybody interested in starting. The workshops on the day will be pitched at several levels, a Christian Ecology Link spokesperson explained.

Ecocell, CEL says, “can be seen as a journey, or pilgrimage, to be travelled by groups of friends, neighbours, or church and faith group members. The final destination of this pilgrimage is sustainable living, in our personal lives. When we reach it we will be living within the limits of the resources available on Earth, and of the Earth’s capacity to absorb our waste products, perhaps our greatest challenge in the 21st century. In practice this means action to avoid (further) climate destabilisation, species extinction and depletion of non-renewables.”

* More on Ecocell: http://www.greenchristian.org.uk/ecocell

* Carbon Detox website: http://www.carbondetox.org/

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