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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....

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...

WCC honors legacy of lost staff member, launches resource on economic and ecological justice

14 March 2019
A resource rooted to the congregation level of churches ’ engagement in ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World...

UN Environmental Assembly in Nairobi

13 March 2019
Report from Sonja Ohlsson from Brahma Kumaris and Rev.Rachel Mash from Green Anglicans. UN Environment General Assembly meets from 11th-14th March 2019 in Nairobi (Kenya)....

Conference of European Churches and ECEN mourn tragic loss of a colleague in the plane crash

12 March 2019
Conference of European Churches and ECEN mourn the death of Norman Tendis, one of the victims of tragic plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday morning....

Good luck Jonas!

12 March 2019
Norwegian cyclist Jonas Orset made a wonderful contribution to the pilgrimage of Climate Justice. In December 2018 be biked at the occasion of climate conference...

The Church of Scotland: Take up the challenge to tackle climate change this Lent

9 March 2019
During the season of Lent, which starts on Wednesday 6 March, church members are being invited to make a change to their lifestyles that will...

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland - Church Council approves Church climate strategy: Carbon neutrality by 2030

5 March 2019
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. The Church Council approved the Church’s energy and climate strategy, titled Carbon...