climate change

  • January 9, 2010

    Vulnerable communities have been left on their own to adapt to climate change or perish because of the failure of the UN conference in Copenhagen to agree legally binding commitments, a Kenyan theologian and ecologist has warned

  • January 6, 2010

    Councillors in Newbury have given their official backing to plans to make a local church the first 'carbon neutral' place of worship in England. St George’s Church aims to make its carbon footprint zero by the end of 2011.

  • December 28, 2009

    Post mortems about the Copenhagen Conference are well underway and there is much gloom, says Colin Morris. But there is also work to build on, and religious sensibility can play a key role in aiding real progress on climate change.

  • December 23, 2009

    As the Copenhagen climate change conference ended without official adoption of a non-binding accord, US humanitarian agency Church World Service called on individual nations to “act ‘as if,’ starting now.”

  • 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.