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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....

WCC climate justice project selected as finalist for Keeling Curve Prize

2 May 2019
The World Council of Churches (WCC) intergenerational climate justice project has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Keeling Curve Prize, a recognition for initiatives...

WCC ‘Roadmap’ resource for eco-justice available in multilingual versions

30 April 2019
The most recent World Council of Churches (WCC) resource rooted to the congregational level of churches’ engagement in ecological and economic justice is now available...

Churches contribution to a sustainable society - Call for registrations

24 April 2019
Please note that the early bird registration option for the conference in Oslo 25-28 May 2019 is extended to 26 April . For details and...

"Care for God's creation", say Christians joining climate change protests in London

24 April 2019
A photo series by Sean Hawkey on the recent “Extinction Rebellion” in London is being featured by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in order...

Looking back on a successful climate march

23 April 2019
More than 35,000 people died Saturday, March 10th in Amsterdam for the climate march. The common desire - a bold climate policies from the government...

Call for contributions

4 April 2019
Creation care has important spiritual components not yet discovered in full depth – though the bible is full of ecological reflections. The ecumenical project www.sustainable-preaching.org...

Divestment: Kirche zieht Geld aus umweltschädlichen Firmen ab

22 March 2019
Die österreichische Kirche steigt mit ihren Geldveranlagungen aus allen Unternehmen aus, die fossile Brennstoffe fördern oder produzieren. Die katholische Kirche in Österreich zieht sich mit...

Rev. Henrik Grape reflects on a broader understanding of climate change

21 March 2019
Rev. Henrik Grape is coordinator of the World Council of Churches Working Group on Climate Change. His reflections below appear in an abridged format. For...

World faiths at UN Environment Assembly say they want action beyond resolutions

18 March 2019
As the 4th UN Environment Assembly concluded in Nairobi, Kenya on 15 March, faith leaders at the gathering urged action beyond the resolutions, while warning...