World Council of Churches

Towards an eco-theology

Christian youth to be trained for eco-justice

Young Christians aged 18-30 years are invited to apply for a programme addressing the links between environmental and socio-economic justice which is jointly organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in the context of United Nations climate negotiations in the latter part of 2011.
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WCC joins in appeal to guard human rights in the face of climate change

The World Council of Churches is among 25 religious and secular organizations who have addressed a letter to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations urging the appointment of a UN special rapporteur to investigate climate change.
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Timid hope at end of climate negotiations in Cancun

The Cancun Agreement, adopted by the vast majority of parties at the United Nations climate change conference (COP16) in the early morning hours of 11 December, gives guarded hope to churches and civil society groups who had called for decisive action by the world’s governments. In an improvement on the process that led to the much-criticized Copenhagen Accord last year, the president of the conference managed to keep the climate negotiations in the multilateral track and make some, although insufficient, steps forward.
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Marching for climate justice on the streets of Cancun

Members of the World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation to the United Nations climate talks joined the Time for Climate Justice campaigners on Tuesday morning for a protest march in the streets of Cancun, Mexico.
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