An international church development agency is asking children in India to play an active role in the battle against climate change by getting their communities involved in the struggle for a fully sustainable future.
The G8 leaders have been criticised today for failing to make a breakthrough in critical climate change talks. Discussions about how to reduce greenhouse gases came on the second day of the summit on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.
As the G8 faces accusations of reneging on promises, a leading analyst and campaigner says the precedent of the United States's great depression and Japan's post-bubble collapse should haunt today's summiteers.
Climate change, its causes and consequences as well as the role of churches worldwide, are at the centre of a 7-14 July 2008 visit to the Pacific region by World Council of Churches general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia.