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  1. Young person holding a sign saying "there is no planet b"

    'Wake up world!’ – Bishop calls for action to protect God’s creation after climate report


    The Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher, has called for immediate action on climate change in light of the IPCC report.

    1 min read
  2. A factory is shown with pollution coming out - used for environment stories

    'We must now keep up the moral pressure so that pledges are urgently turned into measurable action': Bishops respond to COP26


    The Bishops of Norwich and Reading have commented at the conclusion of COP26. 

    2 min read
  3. 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
  4. The Archbishop of Canterbury with clipboard

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


    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
  5. Bath Abbey interior is shown without chairs to highlight what will benefit from new heating

    Bath Abbey uses Roman drains to provide cutting-edge heating for the future


    Bath Abbey is using an ancient water way to heat the World Heritage site. 

    2 min read
  6. Cargo  arrival at the sinking island of Tuvalu, Mid-Atlantic, east of Papua New Guinea.

    Bishops warn of 'Environmental Racism'


    Church of England bishops have joined with counterparts from around the Anglican Communion in signing a statement warning of 'Environmental Racism.'

    2 min read
  7. Greta Thunberg poses with Bishop Viv of Bristol in 2020

    Cathedral pledges to 'rewild' public space – a year after Greta Thunberg paid a visit


    The cathedral green in central Bristol will be “rewilded” a year after environment activist Greta Thunberg visited Bristol.

    2 min read
  8. Energy Footprint Tool (EFT) being used on an iPad

    Church carbon footprint tool data update


    One in 14 Church of England churches are now reporting “net zero” carbon emissions, according to the latest data from the Energy Footprint Toolkit (EFT).

    2 min read
  9. Sunlight streams through tree's branches

    Church garden becomes therapeutic space for treatment amid Covid-19 restrictions


    A church garden has provided space for a trauma clinic to conduct therapy sessions.

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

    Church of England appoints National Environment Officer


    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

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