climate change

Climate change with and without Mercy
Climate change with and without Mercy logo
Climate change hits home with a harsher reality when you live close to the land or the sea, whether it thrashes through Haiti in hurricane form killing hundreds, floods living rooms in winter tides and gales in Scottish fishing villages, or wipes out crops without mercy in drought and floods in Salima district in rural Malawi. But with and without Mercy, the
mark lister,
4 April 2013
Climate change: back on the agenda?
Climate change: back on the agenda? logo
It’s hard to think of a time in the last couple of years when climate change, its politics and impacts have had such a high profile and zipped to the top of the headlines quite so quickly.  It’s all the more surprising given that climate change was the great unmentionable of the US Presidential elections (three debates, no reference). 
Daniel Hale,
2 November 2012
'Green is working'
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A team of Progressio supporters joined the "Green is working" demonstration of over 250 people from other NGOs, community groups, unions, and businesses last Thursday. It was organised by the ‘Stop Climate Chaos’ coalition as a press stunt to demand that the Government takes the green economy
Catherine Orchard,
23 October 2012
World Food Day and ‘People Powered Development’
World Food Day and ‘People Powered Development’ logo
  Today is World Food Day when we will rightly be reminded of the blight of hunger and the appalling fact that today 1 billion people in the world will not have enough to eat. In recent weeks, food security has been on the media’s agenda. Drought or heavy rains in many countries have caused poor harvests, which are causing food prices around the
LisMartin,
15 October 2012
Our planet and its people: What the scientists say
Our planet and its people: What the scientists say logo
At Progressio we work a lot with the people at the sharp end of climate change and environmental damage - for example, for sma
TimAldred,
24 May 2012
Climate justice: People want real alternatives not false solutions
Climate justice: People want real alternatives not false solutions logo
“Social movements here [in Central America] create new ideas and are an inspiration, not only for Latin America, but for the whole world.” So said Eva Ekelund from the World Lutheran Federation in her opening speech at a Mesoamerican Climate Justice Campaign conference on 16-17 February. As for the rest of the world – the global North – Angel Ibarra o
maggievonvogt,
28 February 2012
Make a declaration to act on climate change
Make a declaration to act on climate change logo
Today, on Ash Wednesday, Progressio is delighted to add its name to a call to the Church to reflect, pray and act on climate change and environmental degradation in our world
TimAldred,
22 February 2012
Zero Draft needs more ambition, says Progressio
Zero Draft needs more ambition, says Progressio logo
Progressio is calling for “a higher level of ambition and commitment” at the forthcoming Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development.
Progressio,
10 February 2012
Starting from Zero: What can Rio+20 offer small-scale farmers?
Starting from Zero: What can Rio+20 offer small-scale farmers? logo
Maria Yolanda, 35, is a small-scale farmer living in Antioquia in the Peruvian Andes. Her hopes for “a good future for my children, in a healthy environment” echo with those of billions of us around the globe. But Maria Yolanda is worried about the water resources that will be available to her in the future. “This is something that keeps us all worried.
Progressio,
31 January 2012
Climate change: The verdict from Central America on Durban
Climate change: The verdict from Central America on Durban logo
Climate Justice supporters in Central America watched tentatively and with skepticism for news from the COP17 negotiations in Durban, fearing that COP17 would just lead us further down
maggievonvogt,
23 December 2011