Now is the time to act for climate justice

By Louisa Feiter With the COP21 international climate talks coming up in Paris this year – talks that are meant to bring about a universal, legally binding agreement to combat climate change effectively – we talked to two young South African women, both committed environmental activists. They were both featured as part of Mail&Guardian’s 200 […]

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Re-enlivening our Relationships with Animals

St Francis of Assisi, born in Italy in the twelfth century, was a Catholic friar and preacher. In the Christian tradition he is known as the patron Saint of animals. Prayer of Saint Francis for Animals God Our Heavenly Father, You created the world to serve humanity’s needs and to lead them to You. By our own fault […]

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Pan African Climate Justice Campaign – Cycling Caravan from Mozambique to Kenya

29 August 2015: Pan Africa Climate Justice Campaign launches with Cycling Caravan from Mozambique to Kenya Please join us by promoting this campaign through Twitter and Facebook  Faith groups and activists in Africa, united by the desire to prevent catastrophic climate change, are launching a cycling caravan, to call on the governments of Africa and […]

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Churches to pray for the Care of Creation on 1st September

Joined in prayer, Christian churches around the world will again observe the ecumenical “Time for Creation” (1 September to 4 October), this year bolstered by Pope Francis’s recent proclamation of 1 September as the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.” The movement toward a yearly commemoration of the biblical mandate to exercise […]

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First Islamic Climate Declaration

An International Islamic Climate Change Symposium was held in Istanbul where Muslim leaders from across the world met from the 17-18 August to discuss the first Islamic Declaration on Climate change urging Muslims to take action ahead of UN Climate talks in Paris at the end of the year. The gathering called on the world’s 1.6 billion […]

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Vive la France!

By Liz McDaid The South African government’s headlong rush into the arms of the nuclear industry continues to defy reason, yet France, the bastion of nuclear energy, has seen the (sun) light. Last month France passed the energy transition law, which sees it reduce its dependence on nuclear power from 75% down to 50% by […]

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