The G8 leaders have been criticised today for failing to make a breakthrough in critical climate change talks. Discussions about how to reduce greenhouse gases came on the second day of the summit on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.
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.
The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid will be using this year’s Royal Show, from 3-6 July 20088 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, to highlight the plight of farmers on the frontline of climate change.
UK-based International development agency Christian Aid has accused the government of ‘eviscerating’ the Climate Change Bill by failing to include within it a number of measures crucial to the fight against global warming.
The Bishop of Chester has come under after suggesting that humans might not to blame for global warming, which he said would happen “come what may”. Friends of the Earth condemned the comments by Rt Rev Dr Peter Forster.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and the Anglican Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, welcomed leaders from business, government and civil society to Lambeth Palace yesterday for a Climate Change round table.