climate justice

  • August 4, 2018

    More than 5,500 churches have put their faith in clean energy, with church leaders encouraging more to follow suit.

  • July 5, 2018

    The World Council of Churches Working Group on Climate Change has met in Buenos Aires to explore the concept of "just transitions" and to plan its engagement in the 24th Conference of Parties (COP 24) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in December.

  • May 4, 2018

    The Lutheran World Federation has issued a statement calling governments to work towards “an ambitious rulebook” for the implementation of the Paris Climate agreement, and to churches and civil society actors to hold their governments accountable towards that goal.

  • April 20, 2018

    The Moderator of the Church of Scotland has joined faith leaders from across Scotland to call for the passing of a “strong and ambitious” new Climate Change Bill.

  • April 13, 2018

    The UN Environment executive director and under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, have met to discuss the meaning and importance of working together on environmental issues to bring hope to the world.

  • November 7, 2017

    As the world convenes in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Methodist Church in Fiji issued a statement calling for Methodists around the world to join in prayer for the country’s leadership and for the talanoa process of negotiations which will take place over the next two weeks.

  • November 6, 2017

    Organisations representing more than half a billion Christians worldwide are issuing a united call for action on climate justice, the largest call of its kind in history.

  • October 6, 2017

    Quakers in Britain have welcomed the Scottish government announcement on 3 October 2017 that fracking is set to be permanently banned following "overwhelming" public support for outlawing the controversial process,

  • September 4, 2017

    As tens of thousands of people coped with the aftermath of flooding in South Asia and the USA, the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, said the WCC fellowship is praying for flood survivors and those helping them.

  • June 2, 2017

    The ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches, have called for a prioritisation of climate justice as Donald Trump issued an executive order withdrawing the US from the Paris Climate Agreement.  They express deep dismay at this development, which goes against global commitments to address climate change.