climate change

  • November 28, 2016

    While meeting in Nanjing and Shanghai, China, from 17-23 November 2016 , the World Council of Churches executive committee issued a Statement on Climate Justice that reiterates the urgent concerns of churches in relation to climate change, and calls on all states to fulfill the commitments of the Paris Agreement.

  • November 15, 2016

    The election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States has opened the door for the European Union to reassure the world that that the global low carbon transition is unstoppable, says Christian Aid.

  • November 11, 2016

    As nations meet in Marrakesh, Morocco to plot the global response to climate change, more than 120 organisations, including faith groups, southern movements and anti-poverty charities, have called for an end for all forms of public support for coal expansion and the world’s wealthiest economies to renounce coal totally. 

  • November 5, 2016

    “This is the time to step forward and act as trustees to Mother Earth. Together, by supporting each other’s progress we can go further and faster”, reads the 'COP22 Interfaith Statement', a document prepared by faith communities involved in advocacy work on climate change at the 22nd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

  • October 17, 2016

    Marking World Food Day 2016, the United Nations has highlighted the close links between climate change, sustainable agriculture, and food and nutrition security, with the message: “The climate is changing. Food and agriculture must, too.”

  • October 4, 2016

    Evidence is increasing that climate change is taking the largest toll on poor and vulnerable people, and these impacts are largely caused by inequalities that increase the risks from climate hazards, according to a new report launched by the United Nations.

  • October 3, 2016

    All 28 EU environment ministers have agreed unanimously to ratify the Paris climate agreement, paving the way for it to become international law in time for November’s UN climate talks in Marrakech.

  • September 23, 2016

    Christian Aid and other agencies have welcomed a new $53 million fund to help developing countries improve their energy efficiency.

  • September 12, 2016

    “We all sin against the Holy Spirit if we ignore climate change”, said the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, during the opening day of the 24th Pentecostal World Conference, in São Paulo, Brazil, on 7 September 2016.

  • July 25, 2016

    The TUC has published a new report outlining how the UK can undergo a clean energy transition to create high-quality jobs and secure a major share of the future clean energy industry, which is estimated to be worth $500 billion globally.