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Eco Church and Big Church Switch in Salisbury and Winchester Dioceses

Eco Church is ‘launching locally’ in Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire as the Anglican dioceses join forces with Christian Aid, Tearfund and A Rocha UK to boost the scheme across the region. Salisbury and Winchester dioceses’ Tools For Transformation events will explore A Rocha UK’s award scheme and the Big Church Switch – and share stories …
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Church of England Environment Lead Signs Major Climate Change Petition to UN

Church of England Diocese of Salisbury MEDIA INFORMATION For immediate use 18 April 2016Church of England Environment Lead Signs Major Climate Change Petition to UNWith evidence building that the first three months of 2016 were the hottest on record, the Church of England’s lead bishop on the environment, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, has joined …
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Paris and Beyond: Working Together to Make a Difference

Bishop Nick of Salisbury has written this reflection on the Church of England Communications blog … Paris and Beyond: Working Together to Make a Difference UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, said the COP21 talks in Paris were the largest and most complex he has ever been involved in. COP21 was a huge exercise – to …
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Bishop of Salisbury Meets French President on Climate Summit

NEWSChurch of England Diocese of Salisbury MEDIA INFORMATION For immediate use 10 December 2015Bishop of Salisbury Meets French President on Climate SummitThe Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, was among twenty international faith leaders who presented a collection of climate justice petitions with almost two million signatures to the President of France, M. …
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Climate negotiations in Paris

This year is vital for the climate, as governments are meeting in Paris between 30 November and 11 December, and hopefully they will come to a ground-breaking agreement. There are a number of activities taking place across the six Dioceses in the South West in the run up to the Paris Summit, and more planned …
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Salisbury Diocese’s Green Ribbon campaign

Bishop of Salisbury calls for parishes and people to help get a meaningful climate deal at UN talks during Advent Bishop Nicholas has written to all clergy in the Diocese of Salisbury asking them to pray for the upcoming UN Climate Change summit in Paris and to support the Diocese’s Green Ribbon campaign calling for …
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Pilgrimage for Justice and Peace

Bishop Nick Holtam (+Salisbury and lead Bishop on environment) and Martyn Goss (Exeter Diocesan Environment Officer), were both participants in the Conference of European Churches (CEC) consultation which took place in Schwerte, Germany from 12-14 October.Church leaders and activists from across Europe met prior to the Paris Climate Summit, to finalise plans for the pilgrims …
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Seminar on Laudato Si

Laudato si, the recent papal encyclical on the environment, has generated a lot of interest and not just among Roman Catholics. To help us understand it better, and enable us to use the document to encourage action in local churches on Climate Change in the lead up to the UN summit in Paris, we have …
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Baked Alaska comes to the South West

Baked Alaska, a work for theatre produced by Riding Lights is coming to the Southwest in October.Vivid, sharp and deliciously entertaining, Baked Alaska serves up the reality of climate change with flair and clarity about the temperatures involved. From the four corners of the earth come colourful, inter-connecting stories of humanity living with the wild, …
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