• October 15, 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.

  • September 30, 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.

  • September 23, 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.

  • September 12, 2008

    Gordon Brown has annoyed pensioners, environment campaigners, trade unionists, anti-poverty activists and his own backbenchers by refusing to impose a windfall tax on energy companies and give more support to the fuel-poor.

  • August 26, 2008

    The biblical story of creation, echoed in the prologue to John's Gospel, famously contains the divine injunction, "Let there be light." But the Church of England says that in an age of eco-cre, a little less light might be needed.

  • July 16, 2008

    Members of the United Reformed Church have been asked to look more carefully at what they eat and where they buy, in order to help protect the income and way of life of British farmers.

  • July 2, 2008

    What can churches and religious bodies do that ecological groups are not doing? Can they engage on the issue without merely replicating what is happening in secular society? These are questions global Lutherans have been asking.

  • June 19, 2008

    A Day Exploring Spiritual Traditions and the Environment

    Abbot Christopher Jamison (Worth Abbey/The Monastery TV Series)
    Speaking on the theme The Ecology of Happiness

  • June 9, 2008

    English church leaders have called on Christians to use the period of 1 September to 4 October 2008 as an opportunity to put the environment at the heart of their prayer, worship and practical concern. This is part of a regular initiative.

  • May 14, 2008

    The National Council of Churches in India has joined the battle to turn green by calling for Christians to mobilise in the world's second most populous nation, and to join in the fight against global warming.