Category - global warming

  • October 26, 2007

    The religious community's moral imperative to combat climate change and protect those living in poverty has been discussed by an Anglican bishop at a US House of Representatives briefing this week.

  • October 12, 2007

    More evidence emerged yesterday that opinions amongst Evangelical Christians over climate change have changed significantly in the last couple of years.

  • October 3, 2007

    Campaigners from Christian Aid yesterday (Tuesday 2 October) published the results of research which shows that most of the UK’s FTSE 100 companies have not committed to targets for absolute reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions.

  • October 3, 2007

    Saving the environment is a serious business – but you can still have a laugh doing it. That’s the message of UK development agency Christian Aid in launching a couple of hilarious YouTube videos aimed at getting people to take up the eco-challenge with a smile on their faces.

  • October 3, 2007

    The Kyoto Protocol is "an important step forward towards a just and sustainable global climate policy regime" but "much more radical reductions [of greenhouse gas emissions] are urgently needed," the World Council of Churches' executive committee has declared.

  • September 26, 2007

    Two Christian Aid campaigners took their Cut the Carbon message to the highest level of government this week when they told the prime minister that he must act to stop climate change because the poor are suffering the most.

  • September 21, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has appointed Paula Clifford on a six month secondment from the UK-based international development agency Christian Aid to help further the Church of England's quest for sustainable solutions to climate change.

  • September 21, 2007

    Rich polluters should pay for the impact of climate change on the world's poorest, a Catholic Aid agency has said.

  • September 6, 2007

    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos I, seen by many of the world's Orthodox Christians as their spiritual leader, has issued a warning saying climate change, which threatens the survival of humanity, needs to be dealt with immediately.

  • September 5, 2007

    In a move designed to safeguard its independence, but which critics will see as bowing to a minority of climate change sceptics, the BBC is reported to have scrapped plans for the TV special Planet Relief, aimed at raising awareness of the human contribution to global warming.