Environment

  • 1 Jan 2009

    Christian Aid is calling on the British public to take their own New Year pledge to go green and make their voices heard by Prime Minister Gordon Brown and other world leaders including Barack Obama.

  • 27 Dec 2008

    Christmas is a time when, among other things, we focus on food - for celebration and for want. But do we need a fundamental rethink?

  • 12 Dec 2008

    World churches are making a strong appeal for a much more principle-based approach to the planet's ecological challenges at the United Nations Climate Change Conference meeting in Poznan, Poland.

  • 29 Nov 2008

    The Vatican sought to up its green credentials this week by switching on its massive electricity generating solar panels on the Pope Paul VI Hall. The development is one of a series of intended environmental initiatives.

  • 26 Nov 2008

    As the scale of the global credit, climate and oil shocks becomes clearer, support for a radical 'Green New Deal' is growing, political economist Ann Pettifor and analyst Andrew Simms told a meeting in parliament last night.

  • 21 Oct 2008

    A new web-based organisation for Christians working in all aspects of environmental action is being launched today by Sir John Houghton FRS CBE at the IFES International Symposium on Climate Change in Jamaica.

  • 20 Oct 2008

    Environmental campaigners and development groups have welcomed the government’s announcement of its decision to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 rather than 60% by 2050 - but they are calling for action to match the rhetoric.

  • 15 Oct 2008

    Meeting from 13-14 October 2008, the Methodist Council - a governing body for the Methodist Church in Britain - has backed a major Free Churches' initiative on the environment in the light of the reality of global warming.

  • 30 Sep 2008

    Commenting on the theme of World Tourism Day 2008 - "Tourism: Responding to the Challenge of Climate Change" - the Pope says humanity has the duty to protect the earth's resources and commit itself against exploitation.

  • 23 Sep 2008

    Business Secretary John Hutton’s ringing endorsement of coal as a source of energy at the Labour conference makes a public enquiry into plans to build a new coal fired power station at Kingsnorth essential, says Christian Aid.