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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....

Together in Hope and Witness: CEC Governing Board Meets in Brussels

26 November 2018
From 22 to 24 November, the CEC Governing Board met in Brussels for their first regular meeting since being elected at the 2018 Novi Sad...

Act Now to Avoid Climate Catastrophe for Future Generations, Faith Groups Urge

23 November 2018
22 November 2018 The World Council of Churches (WCC), the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), ACT Alliance and the German Protestant development service Bread for the...

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,...