Category - Environment

  • November 1, 2017

    Strong and shared climate leadership must emerge from the UN climate talks in Bonn next month if the world is to stem the increasing levels of CO2 levels in our atmosphere, says Greenpeace International.

  • October 26, 2017

    A new UN report outlines how environmental activists and human rights defenders who stand up to business abuses have faced criminalisation and murder.

  • August 5, 2017

    Amid nations' increasing uncertainty and insecurity, Quakers in Britain say that inequality has become vividly apparent. More than a thousand Quakers meeting for their annual gathering, said, "We are distressed by the trashing of our planet, and angry at the greed, ruthlessness, lies and violence which blight the lives of so many."

  • August 3, 2017

    UN Committee tells UK government to urgently reverse changes which make going to court in environmental cases prohibitively expensive.

  • June 16, 2017

    The first major anti-nuclear power conference in Britain for 30 years will take place in London tomorrow.

  • February 14, 2017

    Quakers are calling for a ban on new and intensive forms of fossil fuel extraction, including fracking for shale gas and oil, and underground coal gasification.

  • August 30, 2016

    On 1 September, churches worldwide will come together to celebrate the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, and to observe the Season of Creation between that day and 4 October, a day for celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Many Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, and Anglican organisations will join to encourage Christians worldwide to pray and act on ecological issues.

  • August 18, 2016

    As Olympic athletes encounter untreated sewage dumped into Rio de Janeiro’s watercourses, a new report from the Christian charity Tearfund and the Institute of Development Studies, finds that the mountains of waste that pollute our environment and cause disease could instead be used to reduce poverty and save lives.

  • February 25, 2016

    Quaker activist Sam Sender of Ealing Quaker Meeting said he had been following his conscience when he protested against the expansion of Heathrow Airport.

  • October 1, 2015

    Admirers and protesters have mobilised as India’s far-right Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the USA.