UK government plans to spend £100 million over the next five years helping poorer countries deal with the impact of global warming is a welcome acknowledgement of the rich world's "carbon debt" obligation, says Christian Aid.
Over 300 people crowded in to Exeter Cathedral last week to attend an innovative Climate Challenge Festival. ‘Hope Rising’ was organised by churches and Christian agencies to think about global warming in practical ways.
The international development agency Christian Aid has applauded the new package of environmental measures announced by the UK’s largest biscuit manufacturer, cutting its carbon emissions and reduce its use of water and packaging.
Congregations across Scotland committed to environmental action are due to meet in Stirling this weekend to develop and promote their work. The event is being sponsored by the Church of Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful.
Christian climate campaigners have appointed an award-winning documentary maker as their lead campaign strategist. Mark Dowd, a former Dominican Friar and television producer / presenter, is to take up the post with Operation Noah.
Christian Aid has called on the government to impose a moratorium on the building of any new, conventional coal-fired power stations following council approval for the first such station for almost quarter of a century.
The time is fast approaching for the UK and its European partners to name and shame the United States for its blatant attempts to derail any meaningful international agreement on climate change, says the agency Christian Aid.
Churches have welcomed the final political consensus reached at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia but are urging national governments to show greater leadership to save the planet from the destructive force of global warming.
“A road map missing a vital signpost”, was how aid agency Tearfund described the global deal on climate change struck at the UN conference in Bali on Saturday, with the US being accused of 'stalling tactics'.
Tearfund says governments must commit at least $50 billion every year to helping the world’s most vulnerable communities prepare to save their own lives and livelihoods, according to their new report called Climate of Disaster