Bonn climate talks: World to begin closing Paris ambition gap says Christian Aid
Friday April 27th, 2018.
Nations meet in Bonn, Germany on Monday to kickstart a pivotal year in the world’s efforts to curb climate change.Mohamed Adow, Christian Aid’s International Climate Lead, said the Talanoa Dialogue, where countries will begin to ...
Rohingya Crisis: Lives at risk as monsoon season approaches
Wednesday 25th April 2018.
Christian Aid is working around the clock to help those who have fled Myanmar to the camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to prepare for the coming cyclone and monsoon season.Flooding, landslides and cyclones are expected ...
CHOGM closes with Commonwealth commitment to 1.5 degree climate goal – Christian Aid response
Friday April 20th, 2018.
Following the conclusion of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London today, Christian Aid’s International Climate Lead, Mohamed Adow, said:“It is no surprise that the issue of climate change featured highly this week with ...
HSBC signals end to coal financing but misses chance to join green banking leaders
Friday April 20th, 2018.
Responding to HSBC’s new energy policy released today which outlined plans to cutback lending to coal power projects, Christian Aid’s Senior Private Sector Advisor, Keval Bharadia, said:“It is good to see HSBC finally end lending ...
Christian Aid calls on the UK and Canada to eradicate energy poverty in the Commonwealth
Thursday 19th April, 2018.
Powering Past Coal Alliance leaders currently shirking climate responsibilities Top 5 most vulnerable countries to climate change are all in the CommonwealthUK emits more C02 per person than 18 Commonwealth countries combined. Canada burns even ...
Christian Aid Welcomes Global Campaign To Highlight The Plight Of Internally Displaced People
Tuesday 17th April 2018.
Christian Aid has hailed the arrival of a new global campaign launched today by United Nations agencies and charities, to emphasise the need for urgent and renewed action on the problem of internal displacement. Launched on ...
UK to seek advice on strengthening climate targets – Christian Aid response
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018.
- Like swapping a petrol car for an electric vehicle, the UK needs to upgrade its climate targetsToday Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announced that the Government will seek advice from the Committee ...
Christian Aid urges the British public to Stand Together with displaced people for Christian Aid Week
Tuesday April 17th, 2018.
This year’s Christian Aid Week (13-19 May www.caweek.org), the organisation is highlighting the plight of the millions of people displaced around the world, but who remain within their own countries.Today, more than 40 million people ...
Syria does not need short-lived bursts of moral outrage.
Statement by Mairead Collins, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon Advocacy Officer - Christian Aid."Syria does not need short-lived bursts of moral outrage. It needs a plan for peace from courageous leaders in the international community, including ...
New study: The climate change inequality at the heart of the Commonwealth
Monday April 16th, 2018.
Analysis shows UK, Canada & Australia not delivering their fair share of the global effort to tackle climate changeBut poorer Commonwealth countries are overachieving on climate pledgesUK emits more C02 per person than 18 Commonwealth ...