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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....

Faith communities to COP24: “Climate justice is at the heart of just transitions”

17 December 2018
“At COP24, there is a great responsibility for all politicians to get the necessary agreements to save the planet. This is a political and moral...

COP24: “Time for reflection and deliberation is long gone”, says Ecumenical Patriarch

13 December 2018
“We wonder when the leaders of our world will realize how late we have left our response to the climate crisis”, wrote His All-Holiness Ecumenical...

WCC president at COP24

11 December 2018
“God wants us to be stewards for the whole ecological weave, for our shared home, for the oikoumene”

Demands of the 3rd Ecumenical Pilgrimage for Climate Justice

10 December 2018
In order to put the spotlight on the call for more climate protection – both nationally and internationally – and for more equality in dealing...

Faith groups at COP24 advocate for just transitions

8 December 2018
05 December 2018 Faith-based groups gathered on 2 December, the eve of the opening of the United Nations climate conference, in Katowice, Poland, for an...

EKD launches resource for churches to engage on sustainable development

7 December 2018
06 December 2018 The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) has recently made available a discussion paper affirming the significance of Agenda 2030 and placing specific...

COP24: Global church bodies urge transformative action to protect the most vulnerable

2 December 2018
WCC, 30 November 2018 As the United Nations climate summit kicks off in Katowice, Poland, global church organizations including the World Council of Churches (WCC),...

Eco-Friendly activities in the Republic of Armenia

1 December 2018
Republic of Armenia is the landlocked country on the crossroad between Europe and Asia (southeastern Europe/western Asia, east of Turkey, north of Iran and south...

UNESCO’s actions in Water Education

30 November 2018
UNESCO’s actions in Water Education inspire a more responsible attitude towards the planet’s most important resource. Reaching out to the Member States, the International Hydrological...