copenhagen summit

  • 20 Dec 2009

    Catholic development agency Progressio says those it works with have reacted with anger to the weak global agreement on climate change reached at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen this weekend.

  • 19 Dec 2009

    China has been accused by campaigners, analysts and heads of state of being the chief culprit in scuppering an effective deal to tackle global warming at the Copenhagen summit.

  • 19 Dec 2009

    China has been accused by campaigners, analysts and heads of state of being the chief culprit in scuppering an effective deal to tackle global warming at the Copenhagen summit.

  • 19 Dec 2009

    "The present day reality shows that our sincere efforts have not been enough to bring in the age of social justice and peace," says a WCC statement delivered to the plenary of the United Nations Climate Change Conference yesterday.

  • 18 Dec 2009

    Representatives have gathered for the final scheduled day of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen amid uncertainty over the shape of any eventual deal - and with appeals for action reiterated by faith bodies and NGOs.

  • 18 Dec 2009

    Why should religious people be involved in the climate change debate? The issue was tackled head-on at a side-meeting in Copenhagen, coinciding with the vital global talks on climate change action, says Mark Beach.

  • 17 Dec 2009

    Hillary Clinton’s announcement at Copenhagen today that the US will agree to $100 billion per year for the poorest nations is a shot in the arm to the climate talks, development agency CAFOD has said.

  • 17 Dec 2009

    It’s lockdown here in the Danish capital. But with about 100 police staying at my hotel, breakfast is a very safe affair.

  • 17 Dec 2009

    As the global climate talks face serious problems, the Pope, Christian leaders and international church organisations have made pleas to heads of powerful nations to show moral courage in making decisions for all of creation.

  • 17 Dec 2009

    The proposal made yesterday at the climate talks in Copenghagen by Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi for a climate finance package which cut original demands by 75 per cent, has been branded 'disappointing' by campaigners.