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Climate change summit COP 27 – what comes after?

COP 27 in Sharm-el-Sheik ended as one of the most controversial COPs in history. The conference was marked by a significant mistrust between developed and developing countries, resulting in a growing lack of credibility in the process. An agreement was reached on the establishment of the fund for financing the increasing loss and damage caused by climate change, which is albeit only the principal decision and lacks any clarity on how to replenish....

7th International Conference on Ecological Theology and Environmental Ethics

28 October 2022
7th international conference on ecological theology and environmental ethics started on Thursday, 27 October in the Orthodox Academy of Crete, Chania, Greece. The conference offers...

Companies need to take responsibility for impact of their activities on human rights and environment

17 October 2022
The European Commission tabled in February 2022 a proposal for a directive to legislate the impacts of corporate activities on human rights and environment, the...

European churches listen to the voice of creation

21 September 2022
Climate change and care for creation remained in sharp focus at the World Council of Churches (WCC) 11th Assembly held early September in Karlsruhe. Observing...

“Living Planet” statement from WCC 11th Assembly seeks a just and sustainable global community

8 September 2022
A statement from the World Council of Churches 11th Assembly, “The Living Planet: seeking a just and sustainable global community,” raises an increasingly urgent voice...

The earth is the LORD's… and the Lord is claiming it back

7 September 2022
Is a successful dialogue between churches and politicians possible and what should it be based on? Can the European Green Deal inspire similar actions in...

Earth, Water, Fire and Wind: Indigenous Peoples Pre-Assembly celebrates creation

31 August 2022
To the sound of drums, the movement, and a candlelit sunset, the Indigenous Peoples Pre-Assembly celebrated together on 28 August, as people from across the...

World Council of Churches leader looks to assembly in Germany to mobilize action for climate justice

23 August 2022
The World Council of Churches (WCC) is looking to its assembly at the end of August in Karlsruhe to raise up the issue of climate...

WCC climate work looks to unite a global voice on climate change, justice, food, and health

21 August 2022
As the World Council of Churches (WCC) Climate Working Group meets this month, the advisory body is looking forward to offering the fruits of its...

Ecological theology, eco-justice addressed by theologians in WCC co-hosted conference

4 August 2022
Co-hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Ecumenical and Francophone Seminar on the Theology of Ecology (SOFTE), the conference held on 5-8...