climate justice

  • November 28, 2016

    While meeting in Nanjing and Shanghai, China, from 17-23 November 2016 , the World Council of Churches executive committee issued a Statement on Climate Justice that reiterates the urgent concerns of churches in relation to climate change, and calls on all states to fulfill the commitments of the Paris Agreement.

  • November 17, 2016

    A lively, youthful and demanding faith group voice of faith was heard clearly in the streets of Marrakech last Sunday (13 November 2016), where a joint group from ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches marched among several thousand activists to demand environmental justice during the UN climate conference COP22.

  • November 5, 2016

    “This is the time to step forward and act as trustees to Mother Earth. Together, by supporting each other’s progress we can go further and faster”, reads the 'COP22 Interfaith Statement', a document prepared by faith communities involved in advocacy work on climate change at the 22nd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • November 28, 2015

    Senior leaders of four major UK Churches have welcomed the Government's commitment to limiting climate change, and have called for more to be done to keep global warming below 2°C.

  • October 15, 2015

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has called for the Climate Conference in Paris to " deliver what is needed".

  • October 7, 2015

    The Council of Christian Churches of France has issued a statement focusing on the upcoming meeting of the United Nations on climate change in Paris later this year.