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Churches must intensify action on the climate emergency

A message from the conference “Churches contribution to a sustainable society”, Oslo, May 25-28 2019. The conference, organised jointly by the Church of Norway and European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN), gathered representatives from Churches and ecumenical organisations from eleven countries across Europe. The challenges we face are overwhelming. Climate change, accelerating decline of biodiversity, pollution of water sources and....

Working group on Environmental Education 7-9 October, 2018, Katowice

19 November 2018
7-9 October, 2018, Katowice In Environmental Education working group we gathered together from different countries to discuss some of the most important questions for our...

#fastfortheclimate in France published a call to fast

17 November 2018
The #fastfortheclimate in France published a call to fast signed by over 90 French personalities in Reforme and in Saphirnews , and the official website...

Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) calls for quick and fair withdrawal from fossil fuels

17 November 2018
The 12 th Synod of the Evangelical Church in Germany advocates a rapid withdrawal from electrical power production by coal (lignite and anthracite), which would...

Umweltfibel - Manuale per l'ambiente

16 November 2018
Das Institut „De Pace Fidei“ hat gemeinsam mit dem Amt für Dialog im Monat der Schöpfung 2018 eine Umweltfibel herausgegeben. Diese 44 Seiten starke Handreichung...

WCC advocates for climate justice at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

12 November 2018
“We must lift the veil on our beguilement with consumerist culture and materialistic values”, said Bishop Mark MacDonald, the National Indigenous Bishop of the Anglican...

Charities urge oil companies to tackle climate change

5 November 2018
The Church of Scotland has sent an open letter to the chairmen of three oil companies, asking them to align their business plans with the...

60% of living species declined due to human activity, warns WWF

30 October 2018
By Frédéric Simon | EURACTIV.com The ways in which humans feed, fuel and finance modern societies is pushing the planet’s natural systems to the brink,...

Ecumenical Project in Hungary wins RJA

26 October 2018
Plant Native Fruit Trees in Church Gardens is an ecumenical project of churches in Hungary encouraging nature conservation and biodiversity protection. The project was awarded...

WCC general secretary statement on the report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

24 October 2018
12 October 2018 The recently released report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 degrees...