A front-line worker tackling poverty in Peru has warned that without stronger climate change action from the West ‘millions of poor people will be abandoned to the escalating ravages of an unpredictable climate.’
As the scale of the global credit, climate and oil shocks becomes clearer, support for a radical 'Green New Deal' is growing, political economist Ann Pettifor and analyst Andrew Simms told a meeting in parliament last night.
A new web-based organisation for Christians working in all aspects of environmental action is being launched today by Sir John Houghton FRS CBE at the IFES International Symposium on Climate Change in Jamaica.
Environmental campaigners and development groups have welcomed the government’s announcement of its decision to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 rather than 60% by 2050 - but they are calling for action to match the rhetoric.
Meeting from 13-14 October 2008, the Methodist Council - a governing body for the Methodist Church in Britain - has backed a major Free Churches' initiative on the environment in the light of the reality of global warming.
Business Secretary John Hutton’s ringing endorsement of coal as a source of energy at the Labour conference makes a public enquiry into plans to build a new coal fired power station at Kingsnorth essential, says Christian Aid.