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  1. The Archbishop of Canterbury with clipboard

    Archbishop launches Church of England's first ever Green Lent campaign

    04/02/2020

    Thousands of people will take action to help tackle Climate Change as part of the Church of England’s first ever official green Lent campaign, launched today by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.

    4 min read
  2. Energy Footprint Tool

    28/01/2020

    The Church of England's Energy Footprint Tool is a simple way for churches to calculate their "carbon footprint" in minutes.

     

    5 min read
  3. Someone standing in a church with an iPad showing emissions information for their church building.

    Church of England launches energy rating tool as Synod considers new ‘net zero’ carbon target

    24/01/2020

    The Church of England launches energy rating system similar to those used for household appliances for church buildings as General Synod considers a major new proposal to reach ‘net zero’ CO2 emissions. 

    2 min read
  4. #LiveLent: Care for God's creation

    News on upcoming campaigns: Everyday Faith and #LiveLent 2020

    10/01/2020

    Find out news about Everyday Faith and #LiveLent: Care for God's creation, two new campaigns to get involved with, in 2020.

    2 min read
  5. The Church of England logo with the words Environmental Programme below

    Church of England appoints National Environment Officer

    10/12/2019

    Jo Chamberlain has been appointed as the National Environment Officer for the Church of England, taking forward the strategy developed by the Environment Working Group

    2 min read
  6. A church with wild flowers to the fore

    Church of England’s Environment Group calls for greater action on Climate Change across the Church

    01/11/2019

    NEWS / Church of England’s Environmental Advisory Group has called for all parts of the Church to recognise the Climate Crisis and step up its action to safeguard God’s creation.

    3 min read
  7. Flooded fields and buildings

    Climate change to be a central part of conversations at the Lambeth Conference

    19/09/2019

    Climate change to be a central part of conversations at the Lambeth Conference

    1 min read
  8. The Church of England logo with the words Environmental Programme below

    Environment programme winter newsletter is out now

    18/12/2018

    What's the Church of England doing on the environment? What's the most cost-effective way to reduce your church building's environmental impact and cut running costs? What resources are available on environmental issues and what events are coming up?

    1 min read
  9. The Church of England logo with the words Environmental Programme below

    Green health awards

    01/05/2018

    These awards, run in partnership with the Church Times, recognise churches who are engaging with this work.

     

    1 min read
  10. The Church of England logo with the words Environmental Programme below

    Plastic-less living

    01/02/2018

    Through reducing our own use of plastic we can take action, following the fifth mark of mission 'to safeguard the integrity of creation and to sustain the life of the earth'.

    1 min read