Information and advice for GC members attending The Climate Coalition Lobby on Wednesday 26 June 2019

The Climate Coalition brings together many different people, charities, and faith-based groups to campaign jointly on the climate crisis. Green Christian is a member of the coalition as are CAFOD, Christian Aid, Tearfund, A Rocha, the Salvation Army, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, RSPB, WWF… in fact,

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Green Christian Statement: The Time is Now, not 2045!

Green Christian Statement: (See Background briefing lower down)

Green Christian cannot in conscience agree with the deadlines for the UK to reach net zero carbon proposed either by the Climate Change Committee (2050) or the Climate Coalition (2045).  With the Climate Coalition we demand legislation for net zero,

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PRESS RELEASE: The Time is Now, not 2045!

Aiming to reach net-zero carbon emissions after 2025 is ‘complicit in violence’, warns Green Christian.

The charity finds the deadline of 2045 promoted by the Climate Coalition for the Mass Lobby of Parliament on 26 June 2019 ‘troubling’. Green Christian argues that in continuing to feed climate breakdown for so long the UK would cross a ‘moral threshold’ and hold future generations to ransom.

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GC’s Day at Shrewsbury

At the Central Baptist Church, Shrewsbury, Saturday June 15th from 10.30 to 4.30, Green Christian hosts a meeting open to all entitled ‘On the Road Together’.
There is a session on the Green Christian Way of Life covering its four disciplines of Prayer, Living Gently on the Earth, Public Witness and Encouragement.

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What are you doing about it mummy?

A journey of awareness and action

First published in Woman Alive magazine, June 2019

Last Summer, in temperatures approaching 30 degrees C, I was walking through London with my eight-year-old son. He was crying. This in itself was not unusual, he is a sensitive child, and it was incredibly hot and dusty.

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Fun song on clearing up litter

Alison Blenkinsop writes:

I was appalled by Hugh F-W’s recently-screened documentary on plastic detritus in Malaysia, but heartened by individuals’ response when directly approached. But it was clear that big business will not do what it should unless the individuals mass together and hold them to account.

It’s very depressing when the same problems keep arising –

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PRESS RELEASE: Shrewsbury responds with faith to the ecological crisis

Local church groups and the national organisation Green Christian are getting together to run a free event aimed at providing people of faith with some resources to respond to the problems of climate change and biodiversity loss.

On 15th June, 2019, Shrewsbury’s Central Baptist Church,

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PRESS RELEASE: Now it’s all hands on deck! Christians encouraged to ask their church to declare an ecological emergency

Press release 9th May 2019

On 1 May 2019 a national climate and environmental emergency was declared in the UK Parliament. Green Christian calls on church denominations and their governing bodies to play their part. The charity is encouraging Christians to ask their elected church representatives and leaders to:

  • Join in declaring a climate and ecological emergency as a church,

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