Energy issues remain central to our society. From rising fuel bills and fuel poverty to concerns about extreme weather and climate change, how we use energy has major impacts. Research clearly shows how saving energy in our homes and workplaces can have significant health benefits as well as saving money.
Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.At http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/resources/default.aspx you can find a Churches Action Guide, Islam and Fairtrade and Jewish Action Guide, plus lots of other helpful materials. Each of us is a consumer – we can all help make a difference.
Marking the 30th anniversary of Christian Ecology Link (CEL), the keynote speakers are Jonathon Porritt, Founder of Forum for the Future and Tim Gorringe, Professor of Theology at Exeter University.
See CEL website for more details of this Bristol based conference. Only £15 for non-CEL members (or £10 before end of January) www.christian-ecology.org.uk