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WCC encourages renewed climate efforts after US withdrawal

Expressing its deep disappointment at US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement, the WCC has urged renewed commitment by churches and praised local communities and  governments for their reaffirmation of climate commitments.

12 June 2017

Anglican green campaigners 'sorrow' at US Paris pullout

The Anglican Communion Environmental Network has added its voice to those condemning President Donald Trump for deciding to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.

05 June 2017

Church leaders express regret over US climate change decision

Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

02 June 2017

Costa Rican Anglicans urged to live their faith naturally

Anglicans are being encouraged to live their faith naturally in a new campaign designed to encourage environmentally sustainable lifestyles.

31 May 2017

Anglican Church in Peru calls for aid

The Anglican Church in Peru has established the ‘Help us to help Others’ commission,’ to mobilise financial support for the most vulnerable and neglected communities amid ongoing floods and mudslides.

04 April 2017

Climate change discussed in Toronto

At a day-long “creation care fair” held at St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church in Toronto’s Leaside neighbourhood, Anglicans and community members had a chance to ask church and secular leaders about how they were responding to the challenge of climate change

03 April 2017

Water: global conference at Trinity Church Wall Street in New York

The demand for water is expected to increase 55 percent by 2030 and at the same time global water resources may only meet 60 percent of the world’s needs. 

27 March 2017

Anglicans in Canada pledging to make lifestyle changes to tackle climate change

In a twist on the traditional practice of giving something up for Lent, Anglicans across Canada are pledging to make personal lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—and challenging the federal government to match them by pursuing policy changes to fight climate change.

10 March 2017

Anglican Primates of Oceania speak out on climate change

The Anglican Primates of Oceania, who have been meeting in Australia,  have warned of the threat to their region from climate change.

07 March 2017

Archbishop of Cape Town calls on South African government to scrap plans for nuclear energy

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, has appealed to the South African government to end moves to develop nuclear energy and instead to spend the money on education, training and other development initiatives.

22 February 2017

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.