Blog Archives

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

Which Electricity is Greenest?

Wind turbines in a field (reusable image from Wikipedia)

In October’s magazine, Which? reviewed 24 supposedly green energy suppliers. 9 supply 100% renewable energy to domestic customers;

Bulb, Co-operative Energy, Ecotricity, Eagle, Foxglove Energy, Good Energy, Green Energy, Green Star Energy, Octopus Energy, Pure Planet, So Energy, Tonik Energy and Yorkshire Energy.

Of these,

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Green Christian Tea Parties: Gather – give – be green

Could you gather together a small group of people who are interested in green issues to share food and conversation at a Green Christian Tea Party?

We’ve put together a Tea Party planner’s guide, invitations and grace cards to help.

Tea Party planner’s guide
Grace Card -portrait and landscapeTea Party planner’s invitations BW
Planners Invitations Colour

Why run a Green Christian Tea Party?

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GC Notes from Greenbelt 2019

Hanging washing line for prayer flags

Here are pictures taken at the Green Christian Greenbelt Stall yesterday (24 August). If you are at Greenbelt, come and visit

Come to the Green Christian Stall at Greenbelt

Prayer flag activity. How are you feeling.. then pick a colour that describes that feeling a write word,

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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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Can you recognise Ash Die-back?

Judith Allinson, of Settle, Northern England writes:

“Oh the Oak and the Ash and the bonny Ivy tree…

Around Settle where I live, Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) is our the main big wild tree. Outside of the town a quarter of the big trees are ash.

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There is no more “later” – The Time is Now.

I have recently been working as an exam invigilator, supervising GCSE and A-Level students in one of the top boys Grammar schools in London. In between collecting in their mobile phones and handing out extra paper, there has been quite a lot of time to think.

I think about the boys and wonder whether they are interested in what they are studying or if it is just a means to an end for them.

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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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Extinction Rebellion and Faith

Thalia Carr has written these two articles on the Christian Climate Action web site about the relationship between Extinction Rebellion (XR) and her Christian faith.

What do we as Christians have to learn from Extinction Rebellion?

I was fortunate to spend some time with rebels at Marble Arch and Parliament Square last week.

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