climate change

  • December 23, 2009

    How does biblical thought relate to climate change? What are the theological insights churches can offer to a world facing an unprecedented ecological crisis? Juan Michel describes some answers from a recent global seminar.

  • December 20, 2009

    Catholic development agency Progressio says those it works with have reacted with anger to the weak global agreement on climate change reached at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen this weekend.

  • December 19, 2009

    China has been accused by campaigners, analysts and heads of state of being the chief culprit in scuppering an effective deal to tackle global warming at the Copenhagen summit.

  • December 19, 2009

    China has been accused by campaigners, analysts and heads of state of being the chief culprit in scuppering an effective deal to tackle global warming at the Copenhagen summit.

  • December 19, 2009

    "The present day reality shows that our sincere efforts have not been enough to bring in the age of social justice and peace," says a WCC statement delivered to the plenary of the United Nations Climate Change Conference yesterday.

  • December 18, 2009

    Why should religious people be involved in the climate change debate? The issue was tackled head-on at a side-meeting in Copenhagen, coinciding with the vital global talks on climate change action, says Mark Beach.

  • December 17, 2009

    As the global climate talks face serious problems, the Pope, Christian leaders and international church organisations have made pleas to heads of powerful nations to show moral courage in making decisions for all of creation.

  • December 16, 2009

    Polar bears are important not only for their beauty but for being at the top of the Arctic food chain. But pollutants carried to the High Arctic by winds and ocean currents threaten the bears - another victim of climate change.

  • December 15, 2009

    Bells pealed as a warning on climate change after the Archbishop of Canterbury told a church service in Copenhagen, attended by people from major faiths and Christian denominations, that humanity can only show love to all by making the earth a secure home.

  • December 14, 2009

    Ireland’s largest bookmaker Paddy Power are taking bets on the estimated global polar bear population on 31 December 2011 according to the world's largest independent conservation organization, the WWF.