January 1, 2021
Christmas Day is behind us and 2021 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.
Continue reading “Get 2021 off to a green start”
October 20, 2020
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.
Continue reading “Attenborough has inspired the nation, but we must hear diverse voices if we are going to change the world”
July 6, 2020
Dominic Aunger, a long-time CAFOD campaigner and committed climate advocate, attended a virtual lobby for the climate and environment at the end of June. Here he tells us about this new experience.
Continue reading “Virtual lobbying: A new experience”
February 13, 2020
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.
Continue reading “Step into the Gap 2020: Postcard from the Countryside – Part II”
January 23, 2020
CAFOD Climate Champion Emma Gallagher says going vegan for a month is a great start, but we need to take the longer view
Continue reading “The solution to the climate crisis isn’t just Veganuary”
January 22, 2020
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.
Be part of the change: Sign up to be a Climate Champion
Continue reading “What’s going vegan got to do with climate change?”
January 15, 2020
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.
Continue reading “The climate crisis: a reality affecting everyday lives”
September 20, 2019
When climate change protesters create a ‘prayer bridge’ in London in October, our Head of Campaigns Daniel Hale suggests three ways CAFOD supporters can stand in prayer and solidarity.
Continue reading “Bridge of faith: Why are Extinction Rebellion taking over a London bridge?”
August 2, 2019
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.
Continue reading “Dealing with a rising tide”
July 26, 2019
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.
Continue reading “A day in the life: My experience at the climate mass lobby”