Blog Archives

Here is a collection of posts on specific topics which include: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Food, Transport, Water.

Save an acre of rainforest this Advent – whilst it is still there to protect.

Does your church care about the wildlife and habitats being destroyed today – this week?  These will now not be available for future generations?

Do you care?

Please show that Christians care – by raising money for a wildlife charity that protects endangered habitat.

Green Christian’s Rainforest Fund project  encourages churches to raise £100 (or more) to donate to a charity that protects rainforest and other habitats of biodiversity importance under threat.

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Posted in Biodiversity, Climate Change


Living Planet: Jesus and Advent

Barbara Echlin writes:

One of my favourite modern wooden statues is in a nearby local park. It portrays a butterfly, ladybird, worm and spider clinging on to an ancient fern. Our planet has an abundance of living creatures of all colours, shapes and sizes. Ferns similar to the common bracken were thriving before the dinosaurs roamed the earth.    

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Posted in Biodiversity, Church Magazine


Prayer for COP14 of the Convention of Biodiversity in Sharm El-Sheikh

The Convention for Biodiversity meets alternate years. We are in year 8 of the 10 years of the decade of biodiversity. In 2o1o  we – GC (then CEL) wrote prayers for the 2010 convention.

During the period 13 – 29 Nov  2018, the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity is meeting: 

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Posted in Biodiversity


Saving Wildlife and Biodiversity – 60% decline in world wildlife over last 40 years – populations of wild animals (vertebrates)

Today 30 Oct 2018 WWF announced (read the report)

60%

Populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have, on average, declined by 60% between 1970 and 2014, the most recent year with available data.

50%

The Earth is estimated to have lost about half of its shallow water corals in the past 30 years.

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A New Law to Boost Local Clean Energy – please support.

Green Christian has signed up as a supporter of a new law to support local renewable energy. The Local Electricity Bill is supported by a cross-party group of 63 MPs and seeks to establish a ‘right to local supply’ that would give communities the right to sell locally generated energy to local people and make the costs of supplying energy locally proportional to the scale of the supply enterprise.

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1 Nov is World Vegan Day. Why adopt a vegan lifestyle?

November 1st is World Vegan Day and November is World Vegan Month. There is also the campaign Veganuary encouraging people to become vegan in January

Linda Johnson is a member of Green Christian and is organising a “Green Day”

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Posted in Food, News, Uncategorized


Saving Rainforest and preventing Climate Catastrophe

Did you know that preventing further rainforest destruction and degradation is one of the most cost efficient, easiest  and VITAL things to do to to reduce greenhouse gas production: Here are some useful facts from

(So please support Green Christian’s Rainforest Fund Project –

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The NJPN environment group celebrates its 50th meeting

by Ashley Ralston and Ellen Teague

Recently Ashley’s granddaughter asked him, “what are you doing to help the environment?” Reflecting on this, and on the 50th meeting of the National Justice and Peace Network (NJPN) Environment Group, which we have both chaired, we reflected on how much the group has achieved since its inception in 2005.

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Posted in Climate Change, News