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Muslim scholars name climate change as dire threat

NEWS: Islamic declaration adds to growing pressure religious leaders exert on richer nations to reduce impact on Earth’s climate

Living
After the Pope's plea, what do other faiths think on climate?

ANALYSIS: Scholars from Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and leading evangelicals explain why the environment matters to their religion

Living
Ban Ki-moon urges Catholics to embrace climate action

NEWS: UN secretary general stresses the scientific consensus on climate change and praises Pope Francis’ leadership at Vatican summit

Living
Anglican bishops lead Holy week call for global climate action

NEWS: Church leaders write to 85 million strong congregation urging them to call for tough UN pact to address global warming

Living
Carbon Fast Calendar: 40 days of Lenten green living

BLOG: Don’t want to quit chocolate? Cut down on carbon instead, suggests Global Catholic Climate Movement

Blog
Tonga's King talks climate change with Pope Francis

NEWS: King of Tonga discusses environment with the Pope, as Vatican gets its first Tongan Cardinal

Living
Catholics across globe to hold 40-day fast for the climate

NEWS: Catholics in 45 countries hope to send a climate message through their Lenten chain of fasting

Living
Polluting the planet is a betrayal of God, says Pope Francis

NEWS: The Pope called on young Filipinos to take care of the planet, after visiting Haiyan-struck town of Tacloban

Living
Pope Francis criticises 'lack of courage' in climate talks

NEWS: On a tour of Sri Lanka and the Philippines, the Pope made clear he blames human activity for climate change

Living
Pope urged to divest from fossil fuels as he visits Philippines

NEWS: Campaigners call on Pope Francis to show his support for victims of climate change by taking on vested interests

Living
Pope Francis backs global efforts to tackle climate change

NEWS: Head of Roman Catholic church says global warming is a “social justice” issue, confirms encyclical on environment due in 2015

Policy
Desmond Tutu: Rejoice in opportunities for a cleaner planet

NEWS: Archbishop leads church service in Copenhagen to mark the release of the UN’s IPCC science report

Living
World's religions unite for New York climate summit

NEWS: Leaders from Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and other communities to gather ahead of Ban Ki-moon climate summit

Living
Pope Francis laments "sin" of environmental destruction

NEWS: Head of Catholic church warns destruction of rainforests and Earth’s ecosystems is humanity’s greatest challenge

Living
UN to back Pope Francis statement on 'human ecology'

NEWS: UN will support Pope Francis’ expected encyclical on man’s relationship with the planet, says Christiana Figueres

Business
Church of England considers divesting from fossil fuels

Church agrees to take a more active stance on climate change, including reexamination of where they invest their funds

Business
Plans for sustainable Abu Dhabi eco-Mosque get approval

Building designed by architecture student includes state of the art heat-blocking structure, water capture, roof gardens and solar panels.

Technology
Dalai Lama: Leaders at Copenhagen climate change summit “short-sighted”

His Holiness the Dalai Lama has called for cooperation, trust and friendship to protect “our small, blue planet” from the threat of climate change.

Living