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.
Yesterday's budget was a missed opportunity for the government to show that it is serious about addressing the problem of climate change, which threatens the lives and livelihoods of millions of the world's poorest people, an aid agency has said.
Over 300 people crowded in to Exeter Cathedral last week to attend an innovative Climate Challenge Festival. ‘Hope Rising’ was organised by churches and Christian agencies to think about global warming in practical ways.
Congregations across Scotland committed to environmental action are due to meet in Stirling this weekend to develop and promote their work. The event is being sponsored by the Church of Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful.
Christian climate campaigners have appointed an award-winning documentary maker as their lead campaign strategist. Mark Dowd, a former Dominican Friar and television producer / presenter, is to take up the post with Operation Noah.
Christian Aid has called on the government to impose a moratorium on the building of any new, conventional coal-fired power stations following council approval for the first such station for almost quarter of a century.