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 ...
Christian Aid calls for Church of England to divest from fossil fuel companies ahead of crunch Synod vote
Monday July 2nd, 2018.
Following the speech given by the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning at the London Stock Exchange, Christian Aid has called on Church investors to divest from all fossil fuel companies.Welcoming Justin Welby’s comments on the ...
Christian Aid welcomes slow and steady progress as Bonn talks come to a close
Thursday May 10th, 2018.
As the climate talks in Bonn came to a close Christian Aid said countries were finally getting closer to creating a useful rulebook on how the Paris Agreement will be implemented.Mohamed Adow, Christian Aid’s International Climate ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...