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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....

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...

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...