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The changing climate: a burning need for action

Politicians have failed to act with enough urgency, argues Joe Turner. Now it is up to ordinary people to make a difference

AS THE scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) met to discuss the final details of their latest report in Copenhagen earlier this week, several large blocks of ice, imported specially from Greenland for the event, slowly melted outside the city hall.

The IPCC report is a synthesis of the evidence accepted by the vast majority of climate scientists to indicate convincingly (most would say "prove") that the climate is being changed, largely as a result of ...

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Regardless of the amount given, are there fewer people donating to your church than in previous years?

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Smug and weird — no wonder it’s a turn-off

Congregations need to welcome newcomers with a sensitivity to their questions and doubts, says Christopher Whitby  Read More

Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 18:59
@steveLIVS @RhodesWriter @c_of_e It wasn't our data, it was a survey by the British Election Study. HS

Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 15:25
Giving in @c_of_e up to £1 billion. But number of givers falling http://t.co/XTRi469vxv http://t.co/DZOtKmFWHH