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Synod’s working group on the environment

From the Rt Revd Dr David Atkinson

Sir, - Without suggesting that church officials are suffering from bureaucratic lethargy, I find it hard to understand how, five months on from the decision at the February Synod sessions to set up a working group on the environment, there is still no announcement of progress.

Christiana Figueres of the UN, speaking recently in St Paul's Cathedral, urged church leaders to make their voices heard about climate change. Time is not on ...

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