Category - climate change

  • 18 Dec 2012

    The December 2012 PRRI/RNS Religion News Survey in the United States has found religious disagreement on what lies behind the severe weather.

  • 7 Dec 2012

    Scottish Greens say the UK Chancellor's economic and energy plans fail to respond to a world of staggering inequality and the urgent need to cut carbon.

  • 6 Dec 2012

    Negotiations in Doha have achieved little to achieve a binding treaty to reverse the current trends in climate change, a churches' delegation says.

  • 5 Dec 2012

    Christian Aid has welcomed the British government's promise to provide new money for poorer countries to adapt to the effects of climate change.

  • 27 Oct 2012

    Green MP Caroline Lucas has criticised the appointment of Conservative climate sceptic Peter Lilley to a key environmental scrutiny role.

  • 21 Oct 2012

    Development agency Christian Aid believes that the historic Climate Change Act, passed in 2008, is now under threat from the coalition government.

  • 24 Jun 2012

    Three major British Churches have voiced their disappointment that the Rio+20 Earth Summit has not made progress on the environmental challenges that face the global community.

  • 22 Jun 2012

    You have read the newspaper and web headlines already. The world’s media has declared the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, an embarrassing failure. But, asks Daniel Hale, who headed up the Rio delegation for NGO Progressio, is that all there is to be said? And where do we look from here?

  • 13 Jun 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.

  • 28 May 2012

    Participants from churches, NGOs, ecumenical and international organisations attended a WCC conference in Bossey last week to address displacement caused by climate change.