Archive | Climate Change

The Earth Statement – Nature needs your voice.

Leading scientists & economists have defined eight essential elements that world leaders need act on to avoid an ecological tipping point and dangerous climate change.  The Earth is hurting.  2015 is the year of changes for a sustainable future for humanity.  Join Archbishop Tutu and SAFCEI’s Bishop Davies and sign the Earth Statement.  Add your […]

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FLEAT projects inspire stewardship

In the words of FLEAT graduate Sean Ukomba: “God gave us one earth.  Imagine what will happen if every believer could be a steward”  SAFCEI’s Faith Leaders Environmental Advocacy Training Programme (FLEAT) is building a network of faith leaders for change across Southern Africa.  The second intake of 12 FLEAT faith leaders  are participating in […]

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Nuclear energy bad for state of our nation

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  Add prayerful to thoughtful and Prof Margaret Mead’s oft used quote describes SAFCEI’s objective of shifting the South African government’s energy priorities from nuclear to renewables.  The dedicated Earth Keepers who hold anti-nuclear […]

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Mc Carthy Samalani – an island in a flood.

When Mc Carthy Jailos Samalani of the Islamic Organisation for Health and Development (ISOHEDE) based in Malawi participated in SAFCEI’s Environment Advocacy Training (FLEAT) in November 2014 he already had a broad understanding of environment issues and the human causes and costs. He returned to Malawi inspired by the leadership training and the sessions on […]

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Pope Francis’s edict on climate is a big deal.

2014 was the hottest year on record.  Not afraid of political heat, Pope Francis, dubbed the `superman pope’, is making urgent action for Climate Change a priority in 2015.  He has long been aware of what he calls the human ecology impacts of our exploitative economic and financial systems.  “We are experiencing a moment of […]

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Light the way with prayers for Lima

The 20th COP on Climate Change is being convened right now in Lima, Peru, until 12th December. SAFCEI’s Lydia Mogano is attending the public sessions. She will be keeping us updated, so click here to follow her posts on the Earth Keeper Website. Lydia will also be working with a wide range of NGOs to […]

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