Category - environmental action

  • September 2, 2012

    The European Christian Environmental Network is an effort of joint churches’ action in taking care for the planet, closely linked with three European Ecumenical Assemblies in Basel (1989), Graz (1997) and Sibiu (2007).

  • September 2, 2012

    In 2011, the International Panel on the State of the Oceans (IPSO), representing all marine science bodies, concluded that, “the world’s ocean is at high risk of entering a phase of extinction… unprecedented in human history.” Simon Barrow explores the issue of water from a biblical perspective.

  • September 1, 2012

    Over the past month I have spent many hours at St John's Episcopal Church in Edinburgh, which has been the lead venue for the 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace.

  • June 13, 2012

    This month, against a backdrop of severe ecological and financial crises, world governments are meeting in Rio, Brazil, trying to reach an agreement to secure a sustainable future for the planet and its people. Alex Green and Daniel Hale from Progressio explain why this matters, why urgent action is needed by governments, and how all of us can help shape and influence the Rio+20 process towards climate justice.

  • June 7, 2012

    Fifty church and civil society leaders from all continents have called on world leaders to take decisive action for a sustainable and just world.

  • February 12, 2012

    The Japanese environmentalist who said a biblical psalm inspired his campaign linking forest and ocean has received a top UN award.

  • January 30, 2012

    In June 2012, the world's leaders will meet in Rio to set the global sustainability agenda for the next decade.

  • January 8, 2012

    Japanese environmentalist Shigeatsu Hatakeyama, who is up for a "Forest Hero" award from the United Nations, has been inspired by an ancient biblical text.

  • December 14, 2011

    Free Church leaders in Britain have welcomed the breakthrough at climate change talks in Durban, but warned of significant future dangers.

  • December 11, 2011

    Climate change activist and author George Marshall will be addressing green Christians on Saturday 21 January 2012 in central London.