Blog Archives

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

Talk by Mike Berners-Lee: 12 June: There is no Planet B

Mike Berners-Lee’s new book is called There is no Planet B – A Handbook for the Make or Break Years.

Mike Berners-Lee’s books are
“fun to read. They are filled with astonishing facts and analysis. They have practical and inspiring ideas about what you can actually do.”

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European Mobility Week 2019: 16-22 Sept and Car Free Sunday 22 Sept

European Mobility Week 2019 – 16-22 September

Green Christian encourages people to support National Car Free Day,

 Churches in Croydon supporting Car Free Sunday     in 1998

which is also European Car Free Day – Sat 22 Sept 2019

Note the interest this year in London Car Free Day

Should a church wish to organise their own Car Free Sunday,

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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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Ask your Denomination to Declare an Emergency

On 1 May 2019 a national climate and environmental emergency was declared in the UK Parliament. Green Christian is calling on church denominations and their governing bodies to play their part – but we need your help.  Please ask your elected church representatives and leaders to:

  • Declare a climate and ecological emergency as a church –

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Getting ready for the Easter Uprising

Christian Climate Action is a group of Christians who, like all of us at Green Christian, are fighting climate and ecological breakdown. Many of them are Green Christian members. They think that the issue is serious enough to demand civil disobedience, and are getting together with Extinction Rebellion this Easter in a campaign of peaceful nonviolent direct action calling for action.

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Join the Rebel Riders of the Ecopocalypse!

Following their cycle ride from Truro to Paris in 2015 to attend COP21, and then cycling from Paris to Bonn in 2017 to be at COP23, the four riders of the Ecopalypse, including Green Christian’s Euan McPhee, will be cycling from Falmouth to London to join the Extinction Rebellion event on Monday 15 April.

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The Joy in Enough Confession – How to use it for Lent

This
year Green Christian is encouraging the church in Britain to take a moment to
consider our role in the destruction of the environment, our complicity in
consumerism, and in an economy that serves profit over people. Instead, we are
invited to embrace the sufficiency and the joy of enough.

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New LOAF for Lent Course

Rev Stephen Levett has prepared a series of 5 weeks worth of material to be used throughout Lent at Emmanuel Church, a URC-Methodist church in Redditch, Worcestershire.

You can download the booklet here (this works now – 10.37am Tue 12 Feb).

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