Ed Brown recently spent an hour and a half with Lawrence Ko of the Singapore Centre for Global Mission discussing creation care in the context of Christians who live in the great cities of Asia. Here’s the video:
Here are a few recent news stories that should be encouraging to you (h/t Carol Phelps) 1) In a Bold Move, California’s Governor Issues Ban on Gasoline-Powered Cars as of 2035 https://insideclimatenews.org/news/23092020/california-auto-cars-gasoline-electric-vehicles-gavin-newsom 2) 09-21-20 WORLD CHANGING IDEAS This is what a zero-emissions city looks like Oslo has an ambitious goal to cut […]
Tired of watching the same old shows during your pandemic lockdown? Chris Elisara, one of the co-leaders of the Lausanne/WEA Creation Care network, Director of the WEA Creation Care Task Force and a long-time advocate for better urban planning, has been working with a couple of friends to produce what […]
The WEA Creation Care Task Force will be hosting one of Habitat’s upcoming Urban Thinkers Campuses in two weeks. An excellent opportunity for LWCCN members who are working in cities to join with others in thinking through how Covid-19 is affecting our communities and how to respond.
How cities develop over the next twenty to thirty years of rapid global urbanization, especially in Africa and Asia, will be critical to our global ecological future. For this reason the WEA Creation Care Task Force has engaged with UN-Habitat since 2013 and has sent delegations to Habitat III, the […]
Some years ago Lowell Bliss published a book on environmental missions with the subtitle “Planting Churches AND Trees”. Now it appears that a church planting effort in Tel Aviv, Israel, has taken that advice seriously. Well, not actually trees, but still. Here’s the story: Eli Birnbaum, a church planter with […]
Over 50 percent of the world’s population now lives in cities, and due to today’s rapid global urbanization it is estimated that 75 percent of the world’s population will live in cities within the next 20-30 years. This is equivalent to building a city of one million people every week […]