Archive: 2019 - Operation Noah

Film review: The Biggest Little Farm

Posted in: Blog, Featured
Date posted: 13 December 2019

I was fortunate enough to see an early viewing of the Oscar-contending documentary The Biggest Little Farm. The Biggest Little Farm tells the story of Molly and John Chester and their dream of creating a sustainable farm with maximum diversity of plants and animals, to regenerate the land as well as their lives.

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December 2019 newsletter

Posted in: Newsletters

Read our December newsletter here.

In our last newsletter of 2019 we share an opportunity for your church to join in with an exciting divestment announcement in January, give news about two declarations you can support with your signature and provide a link to a helpful tool to see what policies UK political parties are proposing in their manifestos.

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Fire and flood: Fallout of a broken climate

Posted in: Blog, Featured

This post is written by our guest blogger Bill McGuire. He is Professor Emeritus of Geophysical & Climate Hazards at UCL and author of Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanic Eruptions. He was a contributor to the IPCC 2012 report on Climate Change & Extreme Events and Disasters. His new book is Knock Three Times: 28 Modern Folk Tales for a World in Trouble; a short-story anthology co-edited with Andrew Simms.

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Together for the Climate event, 20 November

Posted in: Events
Date posted: 15 November 2019

On 20 November, at Trinity House (near Borough High Street) in London Churches Together in South London Big Gathering organise a Churches Together for the Climate event.

James Buchanan (our Bright Now Campaign Manager) and Holly Petersen (on of our trustees, speaking on behalf of Christian Climate Action) will give talks at the event.

There will be a climate conscious buffet from 6pm; main programme from 7-9pm. Contact Claire Crowley for more information and to RSVP.

November 2019 newsletter

Posted in: Newsletters
Date posted: 11 November 2019

Read our November newsletter here.

Last month was the warmest October on record, according to the EU’s climate monitoring service. Activists from groups such as Extinction Rebellion, Christian Climate Action and Faith for the Climate continued to protest for urgent government response on the escalating climate and ecological emergency. More on this below.

In this newsletter we also share a call for speakers and some exciting news from the Bright Now campaign: The URC Synod of Wales divested from fossil fuels! We share about an opportunity for local churches to join a divestment announcement in the new year and a story about the Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative launching a network in the UK and Europe.

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Climate breakdown: Despatches from the front line

Posted in: Blog
Date posted: 18 October 2019

This post is written by our guest blogger Bill McGuire. Bill McGuire is Professor Emeritus of Geophysical & Climate Hazards at UCL and author of Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanic Eruptions. He was a contributor to the IPCC 2012 report on Climate Change & Extreme Events and Disasters.

The battle against climate breakdown is being fought across the planet, from the wildfire-ravaged bush of Australia and California, to the hurricane-lashed Bahamas and monsoon-swamped India. But the front line in this intensifying battle is, without doubt, to be found where the land meets the sea. Here, in the coastal zone, are located many – if not most – of the world’s great cities and countless smaller communities. Close to 700 million people in all.

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