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Supporting Steve Melia

By Tony Emerson

Some of you will remember the transport session that Steve did for us on the Green Christian/CEL ecocell programme, back in January 2013.  Steve is a lecturer in transport at UWE in Bristol, and a staunch advocate of sustainable transport. 

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CHRISTIAN ETHICS, CLIMATE EMERGENCY AND NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION

On June 9th 2019, the group Ethicists Without Borders (EWB) published a statement about Christian ethics, the climate emergency and nonviolent direct action.

They say:

‘We are in the midst of a planetary mass extinction event, driven by human actions and sustained by unjust social structures and political institutions.

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A New Reformation of the Economy

A Sketch

This sketch was written by Jim Green of Christian Climate Action for an action at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in December, 2017. It is sometimes performed at Green Christian On The Road events.

Martin Luther meets Pope Francis in London,

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The Time is Now!

Ruth Jarman and many other Green Christian members joined the Time is Now Mass Lobby of Parliament on 26th June.

Ruth participated in a Interfaith Workshop on Direct Action before joining the Interfaith Walk of Witness from St Martin in the Fields to Westminster,

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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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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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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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