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European church projects bring forward solutions to current environmental challenges

To share information about European churches’ work on care for creation, and to promote their environmental projects through networking, representatives of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) visited Belarus from 30 September to 2 October 2019. The group included ECEN Secretary Rev. Dr Peter Pavlovic and ECEN moderator Per Ivar Våje from the Church of Norway. “We have been impressed by interest and quality of some church projects....

Scotland must have a net zero carbon emissions economy by 2050

1 March 2019
Scottish legislators have been urged to commit to delivering a net zero carbon emissions economy by 2050 at the “very latest”. The challenge was issued...

Racism, climate change and economic justice in the spotlight of WCC international affairs meeting in Indonesia

27 February 2019
The 56th meeting of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission of the Churches on International Affairs took place in Bali, Indonesia, on 24 –...

Communities of Hope

26 February 2019
Professionals warn of a long-lasting ecological crisis. Pollution and climate change are facts, and the solution is being shown by small communities, including congregations, through...

Götterspeise und Teufelshörnchen – SchöpfungsZeit 2019

22 February 2019
Weltweit wird im September die SchöpfungsZeit gefeiert. oeku Kirche und Umwelt empfiehlt den Schweizer Kirchgemeinden, mit dem Slogan «Götterspeise und Teufelshörnchen» den Geschmackssinn zu thematisieren...

Kirchen rufen zur Aktion „Klimafasten“ auf

19 February 2019
Konkrete Einübung einer Ethik des „Genug“ steht im Mittelpunkt

Interfaith Rainforest Initiative expands

13 February 2019
A global faith-based movement, the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative, has been strengthening its communication and creating country programs in an ongoing effort to inspire people, appeal...

Workshop in Bangladesh links climate, economic justice

10 February 2019
From 29 January to 1 February, 30 representatives from various faith traditions gathered in Dhaka, Bangladesh for a workshop on “Interfaith Reflections on Just Transitions:...

WCC journal focuses on theology perspectives to face ecological crisis

7 February 2019
Theology can provide solutions for the sustainability issues that challenge the common home of humanity, according to the contributors to the latest issue of The...

Sustainable resourcing for sustainable development

6 February 2019
Bishop Ingeborg Midttømme, from the Church of Norway, serves at the diocese of Møre, in the northwestern part of the Scandinavian country. She is also...