A senior bishop and a Government minister have spelled out the importance of the Church of England’s role in mobilising action on climate change, as its Shrinking the Footprint campaign unveiled energy saving toolkits for every parish.
Churches in Britain and Ireland will observe a ‘Time for Creation’ between 1 September and 4 October, in the run-up to the next United Nations climate change summit due to take place in Copenhagen at the end of the year.
A senior US church public policy advocate has urged a House committee to increase funding for international adaptation assistance for poor countries in the recently introduced American Clean Energy and Security Act.
With Environment Sunday approaching on 7 June, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has issued an appeal to churches to pray and act for the environment ahead of key United Nations talks on climate change.
A new poll released today by Christian Aid reveals the extent of the British public’s concern about climate change, with a majority saying the government needs to show more leadership in tackling global warming.
The World Association for Christian Communication is calling on religious leaders and communicators to push for urgent and radical action on climate change in the run-up to the international Climate Conference in Copenhagen.