Climate Change

Climate Change

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July 5, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans from around the world are gathering in Fiji this week for an international consultation on climate justice. The event, organized by the Anglican mission agency United Society, is designed to help Anglican leaders “grapple more vigorously” with...

May 25, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church Commissioners for England have lost their bid to force energy giant ExxonMobil to report annually on the impact of climate change reduction efforts.

More than 60 per cent of shareholders backed the company’s board. The failure to secure the...

May 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Moves by the Church of England’s investment arm, the Church Commissioners, to force global oil giant ExxonMobil to be more transparent in its plans for responding to climate change have received a boost with the news that the two leading proxy advisers...

April 25, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, with granddaughter in tow, signs the Paris Agreement on April 22. Kerry was among 175 world leaders who signed the historic climate agreement in a ceremony coinciding with the 46th annual Earth Day. Photo: United Nations

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March 28, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Shareholders in ExxonMobil will be allowed to vote on a climate change resolution brought by the Church of England and other significant institutional investors, after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) blocked an attempt by the oil giant...

February 24, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts press release] Effective Feb. 24., the Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas will begin serving both the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Conference United Church of Christ as missioner for creation care. What may...

February 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans from across Australia and the world gathered in Melbourne this week to hear first-hand accounts of the impact climate change is having on local communities. Rose Elu from the Torres Strait Islands and Tagolyn Kabekabe from the Solomon Islands...

January 19, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Buoyed by the success of similar actions against British oil companies BP and Shell, the Church Commissioners for England have proposed a shareholders’ motion calling on the U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil to “disclose the resilience of its business model in...

December 18, 2015

[World Council of Churches press release] Capitalizing on momentum from the recent COP21 accord in Paris was the focus of a meeting of the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at Lambeth Palace in London...

December 14, 2015

[Lambeth Palace] Welcoming the climate deal reached in Paris this weekend, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said the global church must be a key partner in tackling climate change. Welby’s statement follows.

I warmly welcome the agreement that almost 200 states came to in...

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