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Churches contribution to a sustainable society - Between despair and hope: What must be done, and how do we do it?

Churches contribution to a sustainable Society Welcome to a conference arranged in cooperation between the Church of Norway and the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN). Under the umbrella of Oslo, the European green capital 2019 , we invite you to learn how churches can be agents of change for a more sustainable society; to respond to the Paris climate agreement and the UN sustainable development goals. We will investigate what has....

Church of Scotland: General Assembly rejects divestment call

23 May 2019
The General Assembly has recognised that the world is in the grip of a climate and ecological emergency but rejected calls for divestment. Commissioners voted...

Churches for Future - Solidarity with "Fridays for Future"

23 May 2019
Aktion „Churches for Future“ unterstützt Klimaproteste „Churches for Future“ ist eine Initiative von Mitträgern des Ökumenischen Netzwerks „Klimagerechtigkeit“, der sich bereits mehr als 16 Landeskirchen,...

United Nations initiative highlights faith’s key role in environmental protection

17 May 2019
As centres of change and strong stakeholders in achieving sustainable development, places of worship must set the example in adopting green infrastructure and energy, a...

“Green reformation” consultation renews commitment to care for creation

16 May 2019
Over 30 seasoned theological educators, emerging theologians and researchers, church ministers and practitioners engaged in grassroots adult education gathered at the Ecumenical Institute Bossey, near...

Report on the 3rd climate pilgrimage 2018 to Katowice

10 May 2019
The idea of climate pilgrimages was developed in the framework of the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace launched by the World Council of Churches at...

Green Reformation: seeds of hope for an ecological theology

10 May 2019
An international consultation on "Green Reformation: Ecology, Religion, Education and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement,” organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC) department...

Juncker insists 2030 climate target is EU’s top priority, not 2050 plan

10 May 2019
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday (9 May) that the EU should “concentrate on immediate and urgent” climate policies for 2030 rather than a...

Anglican Consultative Council passes environmental resolution

10 May 2019
The 17th Anglican Consultative Council, convened last week in Hong Kong, passed an environmental resolution recognizing that there is a global climate emergency and requesting...

Kirk must be at the forefront of leading changes to tackle climate change

2 May 2019
The Church of Scotland must be at the forefront of leading changes to tackle climate change. Rev Dr Richard Frazer, convener of the Church and...