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4 May 2015
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A Rocha UK boosts faith in climate lobby

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climate lobby 3Faith will be part of the fight against climate change at a major London lobby this month – thanks to A Rocha UK and its partners.

At The Climate Coalition’s ‘Speak Up’ event on 17th June, A Rocha UK is playing a key role in ecumenical services at St Margaret’s Church, Parliament Square, and Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street. And supporters are being urged to join what could be the single biggest climate lobby in history.

Churches and Theology Director Dr Ruth Valerio and Conservation Director Andy Lester will be part of the team leading worship and prayer – as thousands gather in central London for the mass lobby (pictured is a scene from the previous march). Main speaker at the services will be Bishop of Salisbury Rt Rev Nick Holtam, with contributions from Ruth Valerio, Irish singer-songwriter Andy Flannagan, and staff and partners from other agencies.

Taking place from 12-5.30pm, the ‘Speak Up’ event will be a chance for people to tell the new government they care about the affects of climate change – and that they want to protect all they hold dear. A special guide is available here.


30 April 2015
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10-year high for endangered butterfly

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The warm start to 2014 boosted the numbers of some butterflies including the critically endangered High Brown Fritillary. More than half of the 56 […]


30 April 2015
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UK acorn crop hit by climate change

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Recent analysis carried out by the Woodland Trust has concluded that warmer years, which lead to less synchronised flowering of oak trees, could be […]


30 April 2015
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Garden birds are still declining

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This year’s RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch has revealed that numbers of starling and house sparrow are still on a long term downward trend […]


30 April 2015
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Christians take action on climate change

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Officials from the Vatican are calling for a moral awakening of politicians and people of faith on issues of global warming. The Pope’s representative […]


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