Environment

  • 7 May 2009

    It has been another roller-coaster week. I am writing this from a volcanic island which is at once the most energy-sustainable place on earth and at the same time, the most financially unsustainable.

  • 22 Apr 2009

    There are positive features to the 2009 UK budget, says Ann Pettifor. But many of them look meagre compared to the scale of the problems and the missing Green New Deal.

  • 14 Apr 2009

    To mark Earth Day on 22 April, free copies of The Green Bible are being sent to seminary professors and administrators by the National Council of Churches USA Eco-Justice Programmes and its publisher.

  • 28 Mar 2009

    Millions of people worldwide have been switching off lights for an hour at 8.30pm local time today, in what is described as the biggest climate change protest ever attempted.

  • 26 Mar 2009

    The Green Bible, reviewed here by researcher Simon Beard, illustrates that the message of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures is concerned not just with human beings but with the whole earth.

  • 24 Mar 2009

    After the success of the recent rally in Coventry, it is vital to keep the ball rolling on climate change, says UK-based international development and advocacy agency Christian Aid.

  • 14 Mar 2009

    Deep thinking about trees? Yes indeed. They are both a vital resource, a means of claiming the land, and at the same time contested political and religious symbols.

  • 24 Feb 2009

    Some Norwegian church leaders want a five-year moratorium on oil and gas exploration on Norway's continental shelf in the North Sea, in particular off the Lofoten archipelago in the Arctic Circle.

  • 22 Feb 2009

    The church must act on the destruction, poverty and injustice caused by climate change and face the theological challenges of global warming, says a new book by the head of theology at Christian Aid.

  • 18 Feb 2009

    Every year furniture and household items in their millions are thrown away. Yet many of these can be reused to support people in need says a campaign which is involving community groups to recycle for change.