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Stories from the general news media that are of interest to network members.

Reflections on COP26

One of the best comment pieces we have seen after the COP26 meetings in Glasgow last November comes from Kuki Rokhum who works with EFICOR in India. Kuki is a veteran COP-attender (unlike your editor, who has managed to not attend any COP meeting up to now!) and does a […]

In Memoriam…

In the closing days of the last year, the environmental and creation care family lost several important figures, in addition to those like Renee Padilla whose passing we noted earlier in the year. Among those whom we have lost recently are the following: Bishop Desmond Tutu was most well-known for […]

COP26 Update from CCOP: Hayhoe and Buttigieg

Transportation Day (Catriona Jenkins, Kari Miller and Norman Wirzba) Today is Transportation Day here at COP26. The importance of this theme cannot be emphasized enough; as much as 30% of greenhouse gases are produced by the transportation sector. Most people live within and depend upon a global economy in which […]

Hope at COP26

A Daily Update from the CCOP Program Caroline Pomeroy, Rob Samulack, Michael Jemphrey What makes the Christian Climate Observers’ Program (CCOP) distinctive? Over the two weeks of COP26, 40 people aged between 19 and 79 (median age around 25) from USA, Canada, UK, France, India, Macedonia, New Zealand, Australia, Philippines, […]

A Prayer for Creation and COP26

This prayer comes from Plant with Purpose and was written by Ashlee Grishaber: Loving God, Heavenly Father, Creator, Thank you for all You have made in the world—for the rich biodiversity and beauty found in the whole community of creation. We lament over degraded ecosystems from wetlands to grasslands to […]

Update from COP26 & CCOP: Day 2

Our friends at Christian Climate Observers Program have sent this summary of yesterday’s events at COP26: Daily Update Jeffrey Lee, Phil Summerton, and Flo Wright Today, CCOP participants had the opportunity to meet with Canadian Member of Parliament Mike Morrice, a recently elected member of the Green Party. During this […]