Shared Resource Library
On 9 August, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its long-awaited report which showed that the world has the rest of this decade to cut carbon emissions in half if it hopes to limit warming to 1.5C and thus avoid the most dangerous impacts of the climate crisis. This latest IPCC report also made it clear that the human contribution to our changing climate is now ‘unequivocal’ – the strongest language the IPCC has ever used.
Find out more HERE
Southwark Diocese Environmental Policy
Please click HERE
to take a look
Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill
Find out more HERE
and read an Executive Summary HERE
The Dasgupta Review
The summary of a report published in February 2021 which looks at the economic case for bio-diversity.
Ian Christie sermon
It was great to hear Ian Christie speak at the end of February. Ian is a Diocesan Environmental Advisor and Senior Lecturer in Social Science of Sustainable Development at the University of Surrey. Find his sermon text HERE and a longer slide presentation HERE. To watch the service Ian spoke in click HERE. (Ian starts at about 7.55 minutes)
He has promised to visit St Matthew's when such things are possible and we look forward to hearing from him again before too long.
David Attenborough's documentary series 'Perfect Planet'
Episode Five deals with the impact of humans on the planet - it is by turns alarming and hope-filled. Find it HERE
(provided you have a TV licence!)
St Matthews Lent Challenge - 40 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life
During Lent, you are encouraged to take part in our '40 Ways to Spring Clean your Life'.
We will ask for some feedback in due course to help us assess whether this has helped all of us make a difference.
(The Challenges ends at Easter but the ideas it covers are useful tips to Spring Clean your life at any time)