Contact: Ruth Jarman 07970 907784 / 01252 849904 Supporters of action against climate change are invited to gather in front of Hammersmith Magistrates Court at 9am on Tuesday 31st May to pray and vigil as five Christian climate activists go on trial for whitewashing the walls of the Department for Energy and Climate … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Call for ‘cloud of witnesses’ to support Christian climate protesters on trial for whitewashing the walls of the Department for Energy and Climate Change
Hello! On May 31st CCA are in court. 5 of us are charged with Criminal Damage after painting DECC with whitewash and rebranding it 'The Department for Extreme Climate Change' in black paint. We are asking our supporters to come to court and pray for us. A cloud of witnesses for the defence if you … Continue reading May 31st – A cloud of witnesses…
Written by CCA's Father Martin Newell. Published in the Birmingham Catholic Archdiocese newspaper, "Catholic Today" CATHOLIC ACTION FOR OUR COMMON HOME In “Laudato Si” last year, Pope Francis urged Catholics to care for our ‘sister earth’ and the God given life on it. He wrote that the earth is our neighbour we are called to … Continue reading Catholic Action for Our Common Home
On Monday 25th January the 13 members of Plane Stupid who blockaded Heathrow Airport on the 13th of July 2015 were found guilty in Willesden Magistrates court. They return to court on February 24th for sentencing. The magistrate stated that she intended to deliver a custodial sentence, the maximum permissible period being 90 days. In … Continue reading The Heathrow 13: Plane Stupid or Holy Fools?
As a Christian I feel I need to take a stand against the death and destruction that is unfolding, aided by the policies of Dept. of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). DECC says that it is addressing climate change. It speaks fine words about the seriousness of the crisis. However, since the May election, this … Continue reading Ruth Jarman’s statement read at police interview at Charing Cross police station 30th Nov, 2015
Christian Climate Action November 30th, 2015 Amber Rudd MP DECC 3 Whitehall Place London SW1A 2AW Dear Ms Rudd, We are a group of Christians concerned about climate change and its impact on God’s creation, the lives of people now the world over, and future generations, including our children and grandchildren. Climate change is not one … Continue reading Dear Amber – the letter we handed in to DECC to explain our re-branding exercise
Following the arrest of 5 members of Christian Climate Action on Monday 30th Novemeber 2015 and their subsequent charge of 'Criminal Damage' we will be appearing at Hammersmith Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 31st May having each plead not guilty. The 5 defendants do not contest that on November 30th 2015 they applied Whitewash to the … Continue reading CCA go to court on May 31st 2016.