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  • Environment and Climate Change

    For more information also see the website of the Methodist / URC / Baptist churches public issues team:  www.jointpublicissues.org.uk/issues/environment

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  • Pray and Fast for the Climate

    Pray and Fast for the Climate is a movement of Christians in the UK praying and fasting on the 1st of each month for a meaningful and just global climate agreement at the UN climate talks.The initiative is supported by members of the 'Faith for the C…

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  • Methodist Church recognises a climate emergency

    Faced with a climate emergency the Methodist Conference has called on the UK to achieve net zero emissions well before 2050. This follows recent initiatives including participation in the #TheTimeIsNow Climate Coalition lobby of MPs in London last m…

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  • COP21 Climate Change Summit - Statement

    The Methodist Church in Britain have released a statement regarding the recent agreements made at the COP21 climate change summit in Paris which concluded on Saturday.

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  • Methodist Church signs Climate Covenant

    The Methodist Church, four years on from the adoption of its Environmental Policy, has signed Operation Noah s Climate Covenant.

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  • Methodists marching for action on climate change

    Leading Methodists will take part in the I Count rally in London on 4 November. The event is organised the Stop Climate Chaos coalition and backed by Operation Noah, an ecumenical Christian movement backed by The Methodist Church. Vice Presi.…

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  • Methodist Climate Cyclist arrives in Copenhagen

    Ben Bradley has cycled 140 miles to the United Nations climate change summit at Copenhagen, with a group organised by Christian Aid. Ben, Events Coordinator for the Methodist Church, has spent the last three days travelling with a team of 28.…

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  • Methodists take action on climate change

    Copies of Hope in God's Future - a report and study guide addressing climate change - are flying off the shelves just days after the first printed editions became available. The first print run of the booklet has sold out and Methodist Publi.…

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  • Methodist response to report on the Draft Climate Change Bill

    Anthea Cox, Coordinating Secretary for Public Life and Social Justice, has welcomed the publication of the Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Climate Change Bill: "We are pleased to see that this report raises many of the concerns th.…

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  • Empowering and equipping the Church in the face of climate change

    Receiving the report 'Caring for creation in the face of climate change', the Methodist Conference is encouraging local churches, circuits and districts to monitor and reduce their carbon emissions and made a commitment to identify resources to.…

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  • Church urges Government to get serious on Climate Change

    Action must not be overshadowed by fear of turmoil on financial markets The Methodist Church in Britain has responded to the report of the Committee on Climate Change by calling for concrete action and a commitment to long-term change. Th.…

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  • Free Churches condemn failure to reach climate deal

    The Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches have condemned the world's richest countries for failing to reach a binding agreement at the Copenhagen climate change summit. The Free Churches have been arguing that, as the world's bigges.…

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  • Methodist Church using investments to fight climate change

    The Methodist Church's investment arm has outlined how its investments reflect Methodist teaching on the environment and take forward the fight against climate change. It aims to 'create and manage portfolios with a carbon footprint that is rel.…

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  • Cyclist takes the road to Copenhagen Climate Conference

    Ben Bradley will be cycling 140 miles to the United Nations climate change conference at Copenhagen, with a clear message for world leaders: It's not raining, it's pouring - time to act on climate change. Ben, Events Coordinator for the Meth.…

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  • Church calls on all to repent of climate change sin

    The Methodist Church is urging Christians to repent of the sins that contribute to climate change. A report received by the annual Methodist Conference in Wolverhampton today encourages people to acknowledge their complicity in systems that exp.…

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  • A chance to make your voice heard on climate change

    British Methodists are being offered the opportunity to make their views heard on climate change, as part of a new Church-wide consultation. The consultation concerns the draft Methodist Conference Statement on climate change, entitled 'Hope in…

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  • Methodist Church to host debate on air travel and climate change

    Methodist Church House in London will host a public debate on the role of air travel in causing climate change on Thursday 28 September. The announcement comes the day after Richard Branson committed to spend £1.6 billion in profits from his ai.…

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  • Churches urge G8 leaders to act on AIDS, poverty and climate change

    Speaking ahead of the G8 Summit to be held in Germany on June 6, The Methodist Church, United Reformed Church and Baptist Union of Great Britain have issued this statement: "As the G8 meets in Germany, our churches urge its leaders to place .…

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  • Churches lobby EU leaders ahead of Copenhagen Climate Change Conference

    Church leaders have called on European politicians to make firm commitments on climate change policy at the EU summit meeting in Strasbourg, which starts today (October 29). The Methodist Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the Un.…

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  • Churches warn Prime Minister on moral challenge of climate change

    Three church leaders have added their voices to The Church of England and The Church of Scotland's in warning the Prime Minister that not acting urgently at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference would be a "moral failure". The Methodist C.…

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