Its a packed God's Green Fingers this month with lots of churchyard action and plenty happening on the national and global scene. Make sure you check out the Creation Time resources ready for September.
Nine fruit trees have been planted in the Church yard at All Saint's, Otley. All are old varieties, which were grown in the local orchards 100 years ago. Dave Cherry of the church's Sustainability Group
Preserving grassland habitats, pollinators, gravestone history, 35 bird species: St Chad's churchyard, Far Headingly, Leeds had lots to share with the local community during Cherishing Churchyards Week as the Yorkshire Post explains.
Amid the Brexit turmoil the UK government has managed to pass the 5th Carbon Budget, setting a world leading target to reduce emissions by 57% by 2032 (based on 1990 levels). But are there sufficient policies in place to make this achievable? Read more
Anglican Church to develop disaster strategy as Pacific islands disappear
The General Synod of the Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia resolved to establish a "clear resilience strategy" to strengthen its response to future natural disasters in the Pacific islands. Five vegetated reef islands have vanished and a further six islands are experiencing severe shoreline recession.Read More
New crop varieties 'can't keep up with global warming'
A study says temperatures are rising faster than the development of crop varieties that can cope with a warmer world. Investment is needed in crop research as part of climate adaptation plans. Read More
What will you do in the Week of Action?
From 8th-16th October local events will be taking place all over the country to celebrate the people, places and things we want to protect from climate change. Show the love and start planning your local events now. Details
Five Christians have been found guilty of causing criminal damage after they whitewashed the walls of the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC). All members of Christian Climate Action, a non-violent protest group, re-branded
it the 'Department for Extreme Climate Change' in black paint.
The European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) urges churches to adopt a Time for Creation stretching from 1 September to the feast of St Francis on 4 October. How can you adopt this in your church?