July 12, 2016
[Anglican Journal] As General Synod prepares to vote July 12 on a number of resolutions dealing with socially and environmentally responsible investing, members heard a first-hand account of some effects global warming has had on Canada’s Inuit people.
“These are things that keep me up at night,” Inuit leader Natan Obed said in an address to General Synod Monday, July 11, after describing some of the “drastic changes” his people have...
July 5, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] A challenge to a Lutheran bishop by young Anglicans in Southern Africa has led to the formation of an ecumenical partnership to fight climate change. The Young Green Anglicans group made the challenge at a Lutheran youth conference last month; and now, the new Green Lutherans group has been launched at an ecumenical service in Swaziland.
During the youth conference, the Young Green Anglicans presented a fig tree to the Lutheran...
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans from around the world are gathering in Fiji this week for an international consultation on climate justice. The event, organized by the Anglican mission agency United Society, is designed to help Anglican leaders “grapple more vigorously” with the challenges of climate change.
“Together, you will be exploring and struggling with difficult themes which create many challenges for the Anglican Communion and the world,”...
June 3, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] With World Environment Day being observed on Sunday, June 5, ENS is republishing a video produced in collaboration with the Anglican Communion Office, titled “Environmental issues and the Anglican Communion.”