The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
World leaders gather to address technology and climate changes issues in the World Economic Forum, a meeting that “has become more political”, according to economic experts.
We have reduced our central heating thermostat by 1 degree and will look to reduce it further in stages. Jumpers are lovely, we should wear them more when it’s colder.
Caring for God’s creation is one way in which we can express our love for God.
“Let’s begin to raise awareness, respond to this responsibility before God. Let’s plant churches, but also trees”, said Lowell Bliss co-director of the Christian Climate Observer Program.
“As Christians, it is up to us to become key actors in the climate crisis and lead a change”, says Juliana Morillo, member of the Christian Climate Observer Program.
The Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites the evangelical entity to the summit. Spanish evangelicals organise a forum on climate change, COP25 and the challenges for the church.
A BBVA Foundation report shows how the citizens of 5 European countries see their political situation, the role of the State, the EU, the media, and challenges such as migration and climate change.
European Union data shows that July 2019 was warmer than record-breaking July 2016. “It will worsen in the future without urgent climate action”, the World Meteorological Organization says.
Mette Frederiksen is set to be the country's youngest ever Prime Minister. Centre-right party leader, Lars Rasmussen, has resigned.
The environmental crisis of the current age is symptomatic of a deeper relational crisis.
Christian student groups participate in environmental initiatives. “We cannot remain insensitive to the problems we know we are causing [...] it is necessary to discover the essential verdure of the Christian faith”.
“The disappearance of many species of insects could possibly be the beginning of the disappearance of our own species”, PhD in Biology Antonio Cruz, says.
Perhaps we are being offered a wake-up call and a hope. And perhaps we can bring a humble, rich theology of creation (one that spurs us into action) squarely into the debate.
“Change the system, not the climate”, say 35,000 in Brussels. Christian experts welcome initiatives to change consumption habits.
Christians have been wrong on the environment, but they have also, at times, been right, acting justly and humanely—and with results that we still benefit from today.
The European Commission unveils a strategy which includes “low and zero emission vehicles and alternative fuels”. Evangelical groups support policies in the line of the Paris Agreement.
Our generation must speak out for the poor and vulnerable, and the generations to come, and not act as if history ends with us.
“Climate change is one of the great moral challenges of our time, it's fantastic to see churches doing their bit to ensure they reduce their impact on the environment”, Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, said.
Water is, biblically, a precious blessing from God. It is a gift, not a right. And wasting it, misusing it, failing daily to be grateful for it, are sins against God, neighbour and creation.
A look at polycentric missiology.
Christians in Europe are “finally taking the challenge of climate change seriously”, says Dave Bookless of A Rocha.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance launches a document “to empower Christians to plan an eco-friendly event that glorifies God and benefits all of creation”.
About 90 people will attend the European creation care conference near Nice (France). “Churches have been lacking a vision that puts creation care at the heart of daily discipleship, worship and mission”, says Dave Bookless.
One of the largest icebergs ever recorded has changed the outline of the Antarctic Peninsula forever. Experts say this will not result in sea level rises.
The US withdrawal will make climate change solutions more difficult, and climate catastrophe more likely. The decision is unjust, immoral and unworthy of a great nation.