Archive: October 2019 - Operation Noah

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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Job vacancy: Bright Now Campaign Officer [CLOSED]

Posted in: News
Date posted: 18 October 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with a strong campaigning background and excellent communication skills to join us at a crucial moment in the campaign for fossil free Churches. Could this be you?

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October 2019 newsletter

Posted in: Newsletters

Read our October newsletter.

September was an exciting month. The world saw the biggest international protest in history. People of all ages on all continents took to the streets to demand climate action. You can read more on this and how Operation Noah got involved.

We also have some information about a prayer walk to the faith bridge, a report from the Climate Justice Summit and a couple of updates from the Bright Now campaign.

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‘Once in a Lifetime: Climate Justice Summit’, Cambridge 23-25 September 2019

Posted in: Blog

by Nicky Bull (Chair of Trustees, Operation Noah)

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend ‘Once in a Lifetime’ for two days in September. Organised jointly by Amos Trust and A Rocha UK, it brought together a wide range of people to explore how churches, Christians and other people of faith can play a greater role in addressing climate change with justice, to accelerate a ‘just transition’ to a low-carbon world.

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