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  1. Environment Group member Patricia from St Mark's Church in Sheffield waters the churchyard garden

    Churches put climate issues firmly on the agenda this Season of Creation


    From making local honey to building bug hotels and hosting outdoor services, churches around the country are finding innovative ways to go greener and do their bit to help the planet this Season of Creation.


    7 min read
  2. The Bishop of Reading holds up the climate stripes with Hannah Mann and Mark Humphriss

    General Synod calls on Church and Government to move faster on climate emergency


    Oxford Diocese motion commits to further action across the Church including on finances and church buildings.

    5 min read
  3. Vegetarian Spaghetti

    Why might Christians consider cutting down meat for Lent?


    Reducing meat consumption is a great way to respond to the Climate Emergency; cutting carbon impacts while saving money and potentially improving health.

    3 min read
  4. Church House Westminster shot from Dean's Yard

    Church House Westminster achieves Bronze Eco-Award


    For its drive towards sustainability, Church House Westminster - host to General Synod and CofE offices - has been awarded a Bronze Eco Church Award.

    3 min read
  5. Energy Toolkit


    The Energy Toolkit allows dioceses, cathedrals and church schools to find out their 'carbon footprint'. 


    6 min read
  6. Energy Footprint Tool


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


    6 min read
  7. Bishop Graham Usher is shown standing on the stage before Synod in York voted for the net zero carbon Routemap

    Synod endorses plan to reach net zero carbon by 2030


    The Church of England’s General Synod has endorsed detailed plans designed to help the Church to reach net zero carbon by 2030. 

    3 min read
  8. Reduced quality image of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin in the House of Lords

    Archbishop calls for the Government to work with faith groups to achieve net zero carbon


    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has called on the Government to work with faith groups to achieve net zero carbon.

    1 min read
  9. Two people look at grass types amid knee-length grass in a churchyard with the grave stones covered in different mosses

    Parishes prepare for mass ‘citizen science’ biodiversity events after huge success of last year’s Churches Count on Nature


    Churches and cathedrals across the country are preparing for the annual Churches Count on Nature event. 

    4 min read
  10. Heatpump reduced quality

    Rural church ‘challenge’ to local area as it reaches net zero carbon with heat pump


    A rural parish has embraced net zero carbon ambitions by installing four air source heat pumps. 

    2 min read