Supporters of action against climate change are invited to gather in front of Hammersmith Magistrates Court at 9am on Tuesday 31 May 2016 for prayer and vigil as five Christian climate activists go on trial for whitewashing the walls of the Department for Energy and Climate Change
A 21 January World Economic Forum session on how food choices can become a catalyst for positive change became an opportunity for World Council of Churches General Secretary the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to present “Ten Commandments” of food to the gathered business and political leaders.
Extreme tornadoes in the United States, abnormal snowfalls in Mexico, and heavy flooding in South America and the UK show that governments must take more preventive action to reduce human and economic losses from weather-related disasters, a senior United Nations official has warned.
As the COP21 climate summit in Paris draws to its close on 11 December, Christian Aid's Senior Climate Advisor, Mohamed Adow, said: "The new Paris Outcomes text represents good progress. It is much cleaner and presents clear options to help ministers get tougher and resolve the sticky issues."
The UN and its partners have launched a $5 billion initiative to expand renewable energy capacity in Africa as the Secretary-General told the UN climate change conference (COP21) in Paris that saving energy is a triple-win in the battle against global warming.
Christian Aid has welcomed the declaration by the Climate Vulnerable Forum, 20 countries most at risk of climate change, calling on world leaders at the Paris summit to work towards limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees.
Climate campaigners mobilised by Christian Aid, Tearfund, CAFOD and the Church of England marked the end of their 200-mile ‘Pilgrimage2Paris’ yesterday by joining faith leaders and pilgrims from across the world, to deliver petitions with nearly 1.8 million signatures to the UN climate chief.