Page 2 of the current issue of the Church Times features the launch of the Church Times Green Church Awards 2017, in recognition of a range of impressive environmental advances made by churches of all denominations in the past few years.

We’re now in a week of Global Divestment Mobilisation 2017.  Activists for carbon-free public finance are taking to the streets this week from Germany to Brazil, Ghana to Japan. 

The movers and shakers of Barclays Bank are getting together next month for their annual general meeting (AGM).

'Fossil Free Uk' reports that just over 100 UK organisations have now committed to divest away from fossil fuel companies.

'Fossil Free Uk' reports:

"With political unrest around the world and climate impacts intensifying daily, now more than ever we need to stand up to protect our shared environment and be active in shaping a just society.

Greenpeace reports that recent government cuts to the solar industry have already triggered an estimated 12,000 job losses. But now it’s been revealed the government could allow a huge new tax hike to be inflicted on the industry, one that could leave businesses and schools that install solar panels with a tax bill that's up to 8 times higher.

The Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) produced a reflection pack for WWF-UK to support churches and other places of worship wishing to take part in Earth Hour. Switch off your lights and show you want action on climate change and

The think tank ResPublica urges in its report  Air Necessities: Place-based solutions to a pollution crisis that councils be given powers to levy charg

Take part in The Big Church Switch to renewable energy at home and in your church. By using clean renewable energy, the church can demonstrate its commitment to love our neighbours and care for the earth.

Gayzer Frackman's  case will very likely be heard in March, quite possibly around the middle of the month, subject to finalisation by the court administrator. Hence, their dedicated legal team are now ramping up preparations of the essential case documentation required to be submitted in advance to the judge. They will advise the confirmed court dates as soon as they know.