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Churches contribution to a sustainable society - Between despair and hope: What must be done, and how do we do it?

Churches contribution to a sustainable Society Welcome to a conference arranged in cooperation between the Church of Norway and the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN). Under the umbrella of Oslo, the European green capital 2019 , we invite you to learn how churches can be agents of change for a more sustainable society; to respond to the Paris climate agreement and the UN sustainable development goals. We will investigate what has....

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland - Church Council approves Church climate strategy: Carbon neutrality by 2030

5 March 2019
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. The Church Council approved the Church’s energy and climate strategy, titled Carbon...

Sustainable Preaching

2 March 2019
The website www.sustainable-preaching.org has been launched for people in the English-speaking Ecumenism. For Christians the principle of sustainability is an old idea. The roots of...

Scotland must have a net zero carbon emissions economy by 2050

1 March 2019
Scottish legislators have been urged to commit to delivering a net zero carbon emissions economy by 2050 at the “very latest”. The challenge was issued...

Racism, climate change and economic justice in the spotlight of WCC international affairs meeting in Indonesia

27 February 2019
The 56th meeting of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission of the Churches on International Affairs took place in Bali, Indonesia, on 24 –...

Communities of Hope

26 February 2019
Professionals warn of a long-lasting ecological crisis. Pollution and climate change are facts, and the solution is being shown by small communities, including congregations, through...

Götterspeise und Teufelshörnchen – SchöpfungsZeit 2019

22 February 2019
Weltweit wird im September die SchöpfungsZeit gefeiert. oeku Kirche und Umwelt empfiehlt den Schweizer Kirchgemeinden, mit dem Slogan «Götterspeise und Teufelshörnchen» den Geschmackssinn zu thematisieren...

Kirchen rufen zur Aktion „Klimafasten“ auf

19 February 2019
Konkrete Einübung einer Ethik des „Genug“ steht im Mittelpunkt

Interfaith Rainforest Initiative expands

13 February 2019
A global faith-based movement, the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative, has been strengthening its communication and creating country programs in an ongoing effort to inspire people, appeal...