Church Times reports on CCA’s Christmas Action

An action carried out by Christian Climate Action members, which highlights the need to think about how the climate and ecological emergency is impacting on future generations, has been headlined in the Church Times today. Across the country Christian Climate Action members put up posters in bus stops on top of the advertising that was … Continue reading Church Times reports on CCA’s Christmas Action

Reverend Arrested at MOD in Bristol on Eve of Paris Anniversary

CCA Member Rev’d Sue Parfitt was arrested on Friday 11th December as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest outside an MOD facility. The protest, held at Abbey Wood near Bristol, highlighted the greenhouse gas emissions caused by the military just days after the government announced funding for defence which is double the amount recently committed … Continue reading Reverend Arrested at MOD in Bristol on Eve of Paris Anniversary

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CCA groups mobilise to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

Across the UK, CCA groups are meeting in socially distanced vigil to mark the fifth anniversary of the UN Paris Agreement and to pray for the fulfillment of the pledges made at that time. Adopted on 12th December 2015, and hailed as a landmark international treaty, the Paris Agreement offered real hope in the battle … Continue reading CCA groups mobilise to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement

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Call to Kent County Council to divest from fossil fuels

Members of CCA in Kent have collaborated with XR groups on a video that highlights Kent County Council's toxic investment of pension funds into fossil fuels. To date, the Council has invested circa £350M of pension funds in fossil fuel industries and continues to do so, despite approving a declaration of Climate Emergency in May … Continue reading Call to Kent County Council to divest from fossil fuels

CCA member Clare Haworth submits Mitigation Statement to court as she pleads guilty

CCA member, Clare Haworth, was found guilty last week of wilful obstruction of the highway. She submitted the following powerful Mitigation Statement to the court explaining why she felt she had to do what she did. I consider it a necessity to continue to object to the UK Government's woeful lack of Emergency action during 2019 … Continue reading CCA member Clare Haworth submits Mitigation Statement to court as she pleads guilty

Rowan Williams and bishops join Extinction Rebellion as Christians arrested

Former Archbishop Dr Rowan Williams holds a banner with other members of clergy reading 'CREATION CRIES OUT' on the first day of the September Rebellion Wednesday 2nd September For immediate release Contact Caroline Harmon: 07954 377569 Yesterday (1st September) was the first day of the Extinction Rebellion September Uprising. Former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams joined … Continue reading Rowan Williams and bishops join Extinction Rebellion as Christians arrested

Vicar arrested as Extinction Rebellion protests begin

The 1st of September marks the start of Extinction Rebellion’s September Uprising, in which high level disruption will take place in three locations across the UK - London, Manchester and Cardiff. In the run up to the protest, five individuals were pre-emptively arrested in their homes, charged with conspiracy to cause criminal damage. One of … Continue reading Vicar arrested as Extinction Rebellion protests begin