News: Climate Justice

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and views from CPJ on climate justice by reading the articles written by CPJ staff and citing CPJ’s work.

Moving Past Climate Inaction

There is deep concern about the climate crisis among churches in Canada. Weighed down with this concern, people are often lost with what to do next. Now, For the Love of Creation is providing a way for people of faith to channel their concern and take action.

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CPJ Calls on PM Trudeau to Cancel TMX Pipeline

In the wake of US President Biden’s cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline, CPJ has joined our partners in calling on Prime Minister Trudeau to cancel the Trans Mountain Pipeline and follow-through on commitments to bring forward a just transition act.

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Open Letter from Faith Communities on Bill C-12, The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act

In collaboration with our colleague organizations in For the Love of Creation, CPJ submitted an open letter to Minister Jonathan Wilkinson urging him to strengthen the climate accountability legislation without delay.

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Hope and Love and Climate Justice

After the year that has been, perhaps the most poignant element of the Christmas message is hope.

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Justice for All Creation

Environmental degradation has coincided with the dispossession and disempowerment of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and elsewhere. We can’t turn back the clock, but we can make a better future.

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The Pandemic Invites Us to Simplicity and Solidarity

The brokenness of our societal structures and our economic systems mean that for many this is a time of tremendous hardship, insecurity, and loss. We need to continue to come together to work to right these wrongs.

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CPJ celebrates Ottawa’s important move to net zero emissions

We know that the success achieved by the UK, Denmark, and New Zealand is largely attributed to legislated accountability measures.

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How to Green Your Church

By Karri Munn-Venn

Church greening is a great place to start to love creation better. But the warming of the planet is occurring at a scale that necessitates far-reaching, society- and economy-wide adjustments.

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Canadian faith groups launch climate conversation initiative

Canadian churches and faith-based organizations under For the Love of Creation have launched two programs to increase dialogue on climate change

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Throne Speech recovery plan must be just, green and intersectional

As we recover from COVID-19, we need our leaders to decisively chart a course that addresses the health crisis, prejudice and inequity, and the climate crisis.

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