climate justice

A Prayer for the Care of Creation

September 1 is the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. It also marks the beginning of the Season of Creation (September 1 to October 4), a period during which Christians around the world celebrate creation through prayer, action, and advocacy.

To mark this day, and this season, CPJ offers this prayer for the care of creation.

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Alberta Youth Eager for Change

How many of you have encountered something unfair in the world and felt angry about it? (All their hands shoot up). And then how many of you came across something that you thought could probably help with that particular problem, something that would make the world a bit better, a bit more fair? (Almost all the hands go up again). Okay, last question: how many of you have shared this idea with an adult and been told that, although it sounds nice, your idea is impossible, it’s too idealistic? (All the hands shoot up into the air and the students look at each other knowingly, laughing and rolling their eyes).

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Prayers and Action for Climate Justice

To mark the Season of Creation and lend support to Global Climate Action Week, CPJ is hosting aa week-long national prayer chain. Prayers for Creation begins on Friday, September 20 at 12noon and will continue until 4pm on Friday, September 27, 2019. You are invited to commit to an hour of prayer for the flourishing of creation….

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Prayers for Creation

To mark the Season of Creation and lend support to Global Climate Action Week, CPJ is hosting a week-long national prayer chain. Prayers for Creation begins on Friday, September 20 at 12 noon and will continue until 4pm on Friday, September 27, 2019. You are invited to commit to an hour of prayer for the flourishing…

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A Just Transition for Canada: Action to Address the Climate Emergency

CPJ Pre-budget Brief to the federal Finance Committee on the theme “Climate Emergency: The Required Transition to a Low Carbon Economy.”

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Putting our Money where our Mouth is: Climate Change and Public Finance in Canada

It is time for policy and financial decisions that move us towards the Paris Agreement. The Government of Canada not only has an historic responsibility to end this funding, but this is also a tremendous opportunity to provide climate leadership by taking meaningful action.

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Canadian organizations ready to resist the ‘Trump effect’ on climate justice

“The concerns with the new administration are that the United States will take a step back from the responsibility to support the Paris Accord that the previous administration seemed willing to do,” said Joe Gunn, executive director of Citizens for Public Justice.

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Christian Voices for Climate Justice

For the love of carbon

When we care about carbon, it’s easy for us to forget our own participation in the carbon cycle. Our conversations can quickly become polarized by accusations and empty statistics. When we care for carbon, we start by recognizing the goodness of all forms of carbon.

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5 Reasons I Care About Climate Change

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the historic Paris Agreement, the Canadian government is set to announce a national Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. This framework will determine how we, as a nation, respond to the climate crisis. For five fundamental reasons, I believe such action to be critically important.

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