Christian Aid responds to International Development Committee report on climate change
Embargoed for 00:01 8 May 2019.
Christian Aid has welcomed the report by the International Development Committee on UK aid and climate change, which calls for the Government to overhaul its current strategy to better tackle the global climate emergency.
UK Parliament declares climate emergency: Now time to do something about it says Christian Aid
1 May 2019.
- This is a triple emergency of climate change, environmental destruction and increasing inequality – each making the others worse.
- Declaring an emergency is tokenistic unless it leads to a scale up of investment and ...
Extinction Rebellion shows public appetite for Government action to tackle climate change
Monday April 15th, 2019.
As the Extinction Rebellion took to the streets of London and around the world, Christian Aid said the Government must no longer 'delay or avoid' taking necessary action.
Tom Viita, Christian Aid’s UK Advocacy Manager, said: “Extinction Rebellion is ...
Global climate school strike shows democratic deficit of climate change says Christian Aid
Friday, March 15th, 2019.
(Now with B-roll footage from today's strike in London plus a piece to camera from Sarah Rowe, campaigns officer, Christian Aid)
Christian Aid has called on governments around the world to heed the wake-up call from ...
New report: World counts the cost of a year of climate breakdown
Thursday, 27 December 2018.
- Extreme weather driven by climate change killed thousands around the world in 2018
- Christian Aid report identifies 10 events that cost more than $1 billion each, with four events costing more than $7 ...
HSBC: New Christian Aid report shows bank still willing to profit from coal despite green claims
Wednesday October 17th, 2018.
HSBC has been accused of greenwashing by Christian Aid as the charity publishes a new report highlighting the bank’s refusal to rule out coal financing in Vietnam, Bangladesh and Indonesia.
Today HSBC is hosting a Make My ...
New Report: London, Houston, Jakarta and Shanghai among cities sinking as climate change raises sea levels
Friday, October 5th, 2018.
Some of the world’s biggest cities face a flood-hit future as climate change induced sea-level rise compounds urban development problems, says a new report published by Christian Aid.As nations meet this week in South Korea ...
Statement in response to Standard Chartered's announcement today that it will stop financing new coal-fired power plants
Tuesday September 24th, 2018.
Christian Aid welcomes Standard Chartered's decision and hopes it will exert pressure on other banks to follow suit.
More than 5,500 UK churches convert to renewable energy
Friday August 3, 2018.
As temperatures soar around the world raising concerns about climate change, more than 5,500 churches have put their faith in clean energy – with church leaders encouraging more to follow suit.Fifteen Anglican cathedrals including Salisbury, ...
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams calls for Church of England to sell its fossil fuel holdings
Saturday July 7th, 2018.
Writing for the Daily Telegraph today, the former Archbishop of Canterbury and Chair of Christian Aid, has said the time has come for the Church of England to stop profiting from fossil fuel companies. On ...