Christians have been urged to opt for "low-carbon living" within "a web of fossil fuel existence" as many poor countries such as Bangladesh experience the negative aspects of human-induced global warming.
As the scale of the global credit, climate and oil shocks becomes clearer, support for a radical 'Green New Deal' is growing, political economist Ann Pettifor and analyst Andrew Simms told a meeting in parliament last night.
Abbot Christopher Jamison, star of the BBC television series The Monastery, has warned that rampant consumer culture is taking over people's moral purpose, and must be tackled in order to address climate change.
A new web-based organisation for Christians working in all aspects of environmental action is being launched today by Sir John Houghton FRS CBE at the IFES International Symposium on Climate Change in Jamaica.
Environmental campaigners and development groups have welcomed the government’s announcement of its decision to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 rather than 60% by 2050 - but they are calling for action to match the rhetoric.