Paris 2015

  • December 14, 2015

    Christian Aid has hailed the final Paris climate agreement as a new era which has the potential to transform the global economy to address climate change and says the UK government must now take a close look at its domestic energy policies.

  • December 10, 2015

    While world leaders are at the Paris climate summit, known as COP21, Quakers are putting huge efforts into raising awareness about their concerns for the planet and reverence for life. A new Quakernomics blog offers a taste of their activities.

  • December 10, 2015

    As the COP21 climate summit in Paris draws to its close on 11 December, Christian Aid's Senior Climate Advisor, Mohamed Adow,  said: "The new Paris Outcomes text represents good progress. It is much cleaner and presents clear options to help ministers get tougher and resolve the sticky issues."

  • December 8, 2015

    The UN and its partners have launched a $5 billion initiative to expand renewable energy capacity in Africa as the Secretary-General  told the UN climate change conference (COP21) in Paris that saving energy is a triple-win in the battle against global warming.

  • December 4, 2015

    Over 20 faith leaders, with youth, political and civil society representatives sat down for a unique lunch at COP21 at a table with knives and forks but no food, in a public demonstration of their hunger for climate justice.

  • December 1, 2015

    As David Cameron met global leaders for climate talks in Paris, the TUC called on him to protect vital funding for low-carbon projects in the UK.

  • December 1, 2015

    Christian Aid has welcomed the declaration by the Climate Vulnerable Forum, 20 countries most at risk of climate change, calling on world leaders at the Paris summit to work towards limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees.

  • November 30, 2015

    Five Christian Climate Change protesters were arrested in Whitehall this morning following an action at the Department for Energy and Climate Change

  • November 30, 2015

    Climate campaigners mobilised by Christian Aid, Tearfund, CAFOD and the Church of England marked the end of their 200-mile ‘Pilgrimage2Paris’ yesterday by joining faith leaders and pilgrims from across the world, to deliver petitions with nearly 1.8 million signatures to the UN climate chief.

  • November 30, 2015

    At the weekend, ahead of the Paris climate summit, Quakers joined thousands across the world on the People's March for Climate, Justice and Jobs to call for climate justice.