Catholic agency Progressio has told senior faith leaders from across the UK that poor and marginalised communities in the developing world are a vital “part of the solution” in tackling climate change.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chief Rabbi and the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster have joined faith-based groups across the UK in calling for “urgent measures” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the run-up to Copenhagen.
Britain's Methodist, Baptist and United Reformed Churches have called on European politicians to make firm commitments on climate change policy at the EU summit meeting in Strasbourg, which starts today.
The Methodist Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the United Reformed Church have urged the EU to agree carbon cuts of at least 40% below 1990 levels by 2020 and for these cuts to be made without extensive use of offsets.
The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Olav Kjørven and leading religious and scientific figures are to join people of all faiths at a major London event in the run-up to the Copenhagen climate conference.
A High Court judge has blocked an attempt to launch a legal challenge over the government's use of taxpayers' money in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) investments that harm the environment and undermine human rights.
Progressio has welcomed a pledge by Gordon Brown to ensure the UK government spends 0.7% of national income on aid to the world’s poorest - but says says that adaption funds for climate change must also be a top priority.