World Council of Churches

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Climate Change

The Climate Change Programme of the World Council of Churches is coordinated by Dr. David Hallman (Canada). This booklet is a collection of some of his recent contributions and other key texts that were developed by the WCC Working Group on Climate Change under his leadership. We want to express our sincere gratitude to David for his extraordinary skills, the energy and time he has dedicated to this programme. We also add a statement on Climte Change by HAH the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I.

01 January 2005

Brochure for the Porto Alegre Assembly of the WCC,  2006

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  • The WCC Climate Change Programme - History, lessons and challenges
  • The Otin Taai Declaration - The Pacific Churches Statement on Climate Change convergant technologies
  • Tsunamis and climate change - where is God?
  • World Council of Churches Statement to the High Level Segment of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP11 and COP/MOP1)
  • A Spirital Declaration on Climate Change
  • Statement by HIs All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I
  • WCC Climate Change Programme Assessment and Challenges
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