Category - sustainability

  • October 6, 2016

    Key church investors have been invited to a conference that challenges the perceived barriers to scaling up investments in clean energy and other climate solutions.

  • October 3, 2016

    World Quaker Day fell on Sunday 2 October this year (2016) and brought together the global Quaker community. It falls in the ninth British Quaker Week which rune from 1-9 Ictober. Quaker meetings around England, Scotland and Wales are opening their doors with a warm welcome, offering music and art, drama and discussion, worship and witness.

  • April 26, 2016

    Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster. In recognition of that and the subsequent nuclear tragedy at Fukushima, CND has called on the government to abandon plans for a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK.

  • April 23, 2016

    With their signatures of the landmark Paris climate accord, “governments made a covenant with the future,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at the end of a United Nations ceremony which puts the world on a path towards low-carbon growth and a more sustainable future.

  • January 27, 2016

    A 21 January World Economic Forum session on how food choices can become a catalyst for positive change became an opportunity for World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to present “Ten Commandments” of food to the gathered business and political leaders.

  • June 2, 2015

    When young people have decent jobs, political weight, negotiating muscle and real influence in the world, they will create a better future, says the UN Secretary-General.

  • February 27, 2015

    In the run-up to the General Election, Quakers in Britain aim to stimulate an alternative conversation on topics like justice, democracy and peace, Trident, sustainability and economic inequality.

  • November 21, 2014

    Christian Aid has welcomed the UK Government’s pledge to commit £720 million to the Green Climate Fund.

  • January 16, 2014

    The Renewable Energy Group Buying Initiative launches today, helping Quaker meetings, churches and charities buy renewable energy collectively.

  • December 4, 2013

    MSPs will today seek to amend the Scottish Government's Regulatory Reform Bill to remove a new duty on Scottish regulators to 'promote economic growth'.