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Birmingham declares a Climate Emergency

On Tuesday 11th June 2019 Birmingham City Council Council unanimously passed a motion declaring a Climate Emergency. The public gallery was filled with young people and folk from the campaigning groups who had worked so hard over the past months to reach this point.  The motion was brought with cross party support and tabled by […]

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Climate Emergency!

Birmingham Faith Community leaders call on Birmingham City Council to Declare a Climate Emergency. Update: the motion was passed unanimously! Leaders from Birmingham’s faith communities are calling on Birmingham City Council to declare a Climate Emergency.   On Monday morning (10th June) Tarang Shelat, Footsteps steering group member and President of Hindu Council of Birmingham, […]

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Faith Communities Celebrate Global Week of Climate Commitments

Photo: (c) GreenFaith. Between 7th and 14th October, our friends at Living the Change brought people of faith together around the world, to celebrate the ‘Week of Living the Change’. This globally-connected celebration was the first of its kind, as diverse faith leaders and community members — including high-level leaders from around the world — […]

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Paris Agreement Ratified – new Interfaith Statement

Photo: Green Faith. Earlier this month, at the COP22 climate summit, countries around the world ratified the Paris Climate agreement, negotiated last year. Back in 2015, many analysts seemed to feel that the Paris agreement for the first time recognised the scale of change that is needed to prevent catastrophic climate change, but lacked the […]

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