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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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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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