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Anglican Church of Melanesia supports islands hit by Tropical Cyclone

The Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) is working closely with the National Disaster Management Committee in Vanuatu, and being supported by Anglican agencies in the Pacific, after tropical cyclone Donna battered the Torres Islands at the beginning of May.

13 June 2017

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

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

Church of England wins ExxonMobil climate change battle

Shareholders of the oil giant ExxonMobil pushed through a resolution on climate change at the company’s AGM yesterday.

01 June 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

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

Christians urged to take part in carbon fast during Lent

The chair of the Anglican Communion Environmental Network (ACEN), the Bishop of Swaziland, Ellinah Wamukoya, is inviting people to take part in a “carbon fast” during Lent – to examine their daily actions and reflect on how they impact the environment.

10 February 2017

Churches step up action on climate change

The Church of England is to launch a new data analysis tool to help investors monitor companies’ climate-related risks.

13 December 2016

Faiths applaud "unprecedented global consensus" on climate change action at COP22

Last year’s Paris agreement on climate change is “irreversible and unstoppable”, the world’s political leaders said as this years climate change conference (COP22).

21 November 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.