Over 150 people came to Community Church Edinburgh last night to hear Katharine Hayhoe and Alistair McIntosh addressing the reasons why some Christians ignore the issue of climate change. It was a challenging evening, well chaired by John Sturrock QC. Two things Katharine suggested that you can do about climate change: Talk to your friends
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From the Church of Scotland web site: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been told that climate change is putting entire populations of Pacific Ocean island nations at serious risk. Delegates from the World Council of Churches said rising sea levels, increasingly severe drought and storms had questioned the very survival of people in the British
Augustine United Church on George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, is hosting an Eco Advent Calendar-making event on November 26th, from 5-6:30 pm. This is to help people consider how to celebrate advent in a sustainable way. Come along if you need ideas for your permanent advent calendar or make an advent calendar from nature or recycled
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will address this year’s UN climate conference, COP23 in Bonn, on Wednesday 15 November. Following an unprecedented invitation from Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change, she will speak at a High Level Plenary session of COP23 on behalf of states, regions and devolved governments around the world at the
Further news from COP 23 in Bonn: At a meeting in the Fijian pavilion women from islands across the ocean demand that their voices be heard. Women and children feel the brunt of climate change and are organising to endure this message is understood. Women in churches from Fiji and other islands are
This article from the Montreal Gazette March 26th, 1982 is about a briefing from scientists to the US Congress on climate change. It sounds eerily familiar.
New data has revealed that councils across the UK are investing more than £16 billion in the fossil fuel industry – the companies responsible for the climate crisis. According to Fossil Free UK: While national governments gather for the COP23 climate talks, our new report shows here at home, local councils are still backing the