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Inspiration from Eileen on reaching a Low Carbon Future

Many thanks to Eileen Flanagan of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), who gave an inspirational talk yesterday, helping us to find hope following the conclusion of the Paris Climate Conference. Eileen highlighted the positive outcomes of the Paris summit (particluarly the ambition to limit global warming to 1.5C) and contrasted this with the detail of […]

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Paris: a step forward & the road ahead

Photo credit: Owen de Visser The Paris Climate Conference came to a conclusion on Saturday, with a deal being struck by 196 countries to try to limit greenhouse gas emmissions and curb climate change. Thank you to everyone who took part in actions leading up to (and during) the conference, to push for a meaningful […]

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Low Carbon actions a success: now all eyes on Paris

Three events successfully brought people from Birmingham together to take action for a Low Carbon Future.  Now all eyes turn to Paris, as world leaders arrive there for the COP21 Climate Summit. On Saturday 28th November, members of Birmingham’s faith communities came together for a walk & gathering in support of a low carbon future.  […]

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BIRMINGHAM FAITHS JOIN WITH CLIMATE PILGRIMS ACROSS THE WORLD

Photocredit: Owen de Visser (please click each image for a high resolution version)   PRESS Release 29/11/2015 FOR IMMEDIATE USE BIRMINGHAM FAITHS JOIN WITH CLIMATE PILGRIMS ACROSS THE WORLD This Saturday evening, members of faith communities from across Birmingham came together to walk and gather together in support of a low carbon future. The walk, […]

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Film Screening: This Changes Everything

What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Our friends at Friends of the Earth and Birmingham Cooperative Film Society are screening Birmingham’s premier of: This Changes Everything 7pm Thursday 10th December 2015 at The Birmingham & Midland Institute, Margaret Street, B3 3BS “The film, […]

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Exhibits and Conversations: Faith Perspectives on a Low Carbon Future

‘Exhibits and Conversations’ Quaker hosted National Interfaith Week event Saturday 21 November 2.00 – 4.00 pm Bull Street Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham, B4 6AF A Quaker hosted National Interfaith Week Event to encourage conversations, sharing and learning about what different faiths say about the environment and climate change. Featuring: Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and […]

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Footsteps: Faiths for a Low-Carbon Future

Faith groups from Birmingham warmly invite you to: Footsteps: Faiths for a Low-Carbon Future A multifaith vigil to uphold those working for a low-carbon future at the Paris Climate Summit. 7pm Saturday 28th November 2015, Birmingham Send off at 7pm from St Martin in the Bull Ring, B5 5BB Walk of witness through Birmingham City […]

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World Peace Day

It’s World Peace Day – the perfect day to say #Enough! to war. Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September.  Many organisations are taking the opportunity to start discussions about peace, raise awareness of peace-making efforts across the globe, and encourage action from both ordinary people and […]

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Peace Hub produces ‘Something Good’

Even after all this time The Sun never says to the Earth, “You owe me.” Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky. Hafez c1325-89 On Wednesday we hosted writer Mandy Ross, who led a session: ‘Exploring Light and Dark in Different Faith Traditions’.  Hearing poetry and prayer from different […]

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