The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has told an indigenous Ecuadorean farmer that her voice and the voices of the world’s poor are critical to achieving a strong climate deal for the most vulnerable communities.
Some 30 supporters of the international development agency Christian Aid, who cycled all the way from Britain, have arrived in the Danish capital Copenhagen today to join protests about climate change.
When church bells start ringing in Copenhagen, and all around the world, on 13 December, they will not be heralding an early arrival of Christmas. Rather they will peal out a call to action and prayer to respond to impending climate change.
As the government launches its pre-budget statement, the second report from the authors of the Green New Deal argue that the British Chancellor needs to tackle public debt, create thousands of new green jobs and transition to a low-carbon economy.