Attenborough has inspired the nation, but we must hear diverse voices if we are going to change the world

With the current momentum around climate action, now is the time to highlight the experiences of those on the frontline of the climate crisis, writes CAFOD Director Christine Allen.

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Step into the Gap 2020: Postcard from the Countryside – Part II

In part two of Francis Romano’s report from Cambodia, the Step into the Gap volunteer explains how CAFOD’s partner CODC is working with farmers to update traditional farming techniques to improve lives and communities.

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What’s going vegan got to do with climate change?

Alicia is a CAFOD Climate Champion. She is participating in Veganuary to explore how she can reduce the impact of her food consumption on the planet.

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The climate crisis: a reality affecting everyday lives

Libby is a Campaigns Officer at CAFOD. In 2019 she journeyed to the South Pacific to hear how Indigenous people are feeling the worst effects of the climate crisis – despite contributing so little to it.

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Get 2020 off to a green start

Christmas Day is behind us and 2020 is arriving at last. As the New Year approaches and we look ahead to COP26 in Glasgow – the UN’s climate summit for world leaders – it’s a crucial year in the fight for our world and its poorest communities.

Grace Cowley, CAFOD’s Community Fundraising Manager, explains how you can start the year with people and planet in mind.

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Dealing with a rising tide

Communities in the Pacific Islands are on the frontline of climate change. Many are being forced to adapt to ever-changing and dangerous weather conditions or flee their lands.

Despite this, the Pacific Islands are leading the call for global climate action.

Joseph Moeono-Kolio is a ‘Pacific Climate Warrior’ and also a consultant for Caritas Oceania. He offers his reflections on the current climate crisis to Daniel Hale, CAFOD’s Head of Campaigns.

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A day in the life: My experience at the climate mass lobby

Elizabeth Bennett is a CAFOD Climate Champion from the Hexham and Newcastle diocese. On 26 June she joined thousands of campaigners at the Time is Now mass lobby in London, all calling for further, faster action from MPs on the climate crisis.

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