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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....

New publication: Every Part of Creation Matters

29 November 2022
Caring for God’s creation is an integral part of the calling of the churches. How can this be done? The question is explored in depth...

Outcomes of the EKD-Synod

29 November 2022
"As a global community, we are on course to miss the targets of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference. The 2-3 degree increase in temperature...

Faith-based organisations to COP27: “We bring narratives that demand us all to act with justice”

29 November 2022
“COP27 is a critical occasion for governments to together re-envision, develop, commit to and implement a roadmap towards a fossil fuel-free, post-growth, equitable and sustainable...

Planting a seed - For the climatic disarmament and the conversion to sustainability

23 November 2022
Napoli, 4-6 November 2022 – 6th meeting of the Eco Communities From 4 to 6 November, the 6th national meeting of eco-communities, organized by the...

WCC Blog post: Young people “radically impatient” as climate talks continue - by Joy Eva Bohol

11 November 2022
Radically impatient. This is a common sentiment among young people across different backgrounds and regions of the world, criticizing the ongoing inaction of many world...

COP27 – the situation is difficult but not hopeless

9 November 2022
The intergovernmental panel report (IPCC) on climate change confirms that the total anthropogenic greenhouse gasses (GHG) emissions have continued to rise, in spite of all...

COP27 - A call for a Climate Solidarity Pact

8 November 2022
COP27 is the moment to acknowledge critical facts about the state of the world. According to the recent report of the World Meteorological Organisation, concentrations...

Interfaith dialogue promotes holistic reflection on climate change on eve of COP27 in Egypt

8 November 2022
On the day before the official opening of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, representatives from different faiths gathered at Qesm...