climate change

  • 10 Jun 2010

    Europe is behaving in a dangerously two-faced way when it comes to protecting the world’s climate, Christian Aid warned today as the UN climate talks in Bonn draw to a close.

  • 10 Jun 2010

    A major correction to world GDP is inevitable, economist Hannes Kunz told attendees at an international forum in Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy on Tuesday.

  • 9 Jun 2010

    Six months is a long time in international politics. Last December the world (194 countries to be precise) and its media descended on Copenhagen for what was billed as the deal-making opportunity of a generation. But despite the frenzy and an astonishingly high-powered guestlist, the talks ended in qualified failure. Qualified, because it could have been worse - the Copenhagen Accord could have been legally binding - and that would have been a disaster.

  • 9 Jun 2010

    Outgoing UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer has spoken of the "incredible" work of NGOs and faith-based groups during the recent climate change talks.

  • 17 May 2010

    Britain’s new coalition government “needs to be reminded that there is no economy and there are no jobs on a dead planet”, Christian Ecology Link has declared.

  • 11 May 2010

    As the global climate changes, millions of people will be uprooted by sea-level rise, extreme weather events, droughts and water scarcity, says Annegret Kapp. It is vital to start talking about our moral, legal and practical obligations to them.

  • 28 Apr 2010

    I take my hat off to the patience of climate ministers from all three major parties and the Green Party.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    The commitment of prospective Conservative MPs to tackling climate change is under question after only two candidates backed a green package.

  • 22 Apr 2010

    Christian organisations at a major gathering have stressed the positive faith and spirituality can play in a harmonious coexistence between humanity and nature.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Tory Shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, has today attacked Nick Clegg's criticism of the Trident nuclear weapons system, insisting that Trident renewal is necessary because the country faces “real threats”. He is right that Britain faces real threats – he just hasn't explained how Trident would be useful against any of them.