Disappearing islands in the south Pacific, recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and food security issues in Africa were amongst the items discussed by Anglican church leaders as they discussed climate change and the environment during the Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury, England.
06 October 2017
The Anglican Church in Australia has told the Canberra government to act with urgency over its commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on climate change. And its General Synod has also urged the church to get its own house in order and cut its carbon footprint.
15 September 2017
Young Anglicans were among an ecumenical group of Christians from across Africa who took part in a WCC Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice.
15 August 2017
Environmental campaigners from across the Church of South India have called on the CSI Synod to step up its commitment to sustainable values.
07 August 2017
A Cape Town Anglican has devised an innovative way of drawing attention to the industrial and domestic pollution that poisons his city’s waterways.
01 August 2017
Young people in the Anglican Diocese of Swaziland have embarked on a 450 km challenge to raise environmental awareness. They will be donating shoes, school uniforms and toiletries at Anglican Schools along their route.
10 July 2017
Norway has hosted a major gathering of the world’s spiritual and religious traditions to discuss how faith communities can work together to protect rainforests. The meeting, which took place in the presence of His Majesty King Harald V of Norway, discussed how to activate the collective moral influence of religious communities across the planet.
20 June 2017
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
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 have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
02 June 2017