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Members of the LWF Global Young Reformers' Network in Africa, plant a tree during a May 2015 visit to Majengo Lutheran Parish in Moshi, Tanzania. Photo: LWF/Allison Westerhoff
18 Jun
LWF welcomes Pope’s encouragement to tackle climate change
Climate Justice, Roman Catholic
18 Jun
General Secretary Junge: Escalating impact on the poor makes advocacy urgent
LWF Assistant General Secretary Mr Ralston Deffenbaugh (left) speaks at the Ecumenical Center launch of the "Act Now for Climate Justice" campaign on Earth Day. Photo: LWF/S. Gallay
22 Apr
A Commitment to Vulnerable People Affected by Climate Change
ACT Alliance, Climate Justice
22 Apr
LWF Joins Ecumenical Launch to “Act Now for Climate Justice”
LWF advocacy officer Dr Ojot M. Ojulu. Photo: LWF/P. Mumia
6 Mar
LWF and ACT Alliance Urge UN Action for Communities Hit by Climate Change
Climate Change, Climate Justice, ACT Alliance
6 Mar
Joint Oral Statements at Human Rights Council
ACT Alliance climate campaigners staged a protest "Don't Gamble with our Future" as the UN climate talks drew to a close. Photo: LWF/Sean Hawkey
16 Dec
Increased LWF Advocacy Needed after Unambitious "Lima Call for Climate Action"
COP20, Climate Change
16 Dec
LWF COP 20 Delegate Kopp Says Mobilizing Churches Is Key to Pushing for Commitments
Standing together for one minute in silent protest, LWF Youth delegates unite with local activists to emphasize the devastating effects of climate change. Photo: LWF/Sean Hawkey
8 Dec
LWF Delegation Joins Human Chain in Solidarity with Climate Vulnerable Communities
Climate Change, COP20
8 Dec
Typhoon in the Philippines Prompts the Call for “Solidarity not just Sympathy”
Photo: LWF/Sean Hawkey
2 Dec
365 days of fasting launched at COP20
COP20, Climate Change
2 Dec
LWF delegation calling for lasting response to climate change
UN Climate Change General Secretariat, Christiana Figueres poses with LWF’s Fast for the Climate Youth Delegation. Photo: LWF/Sean Hawkey
27 Nov
LWF Youth Delegation to Advocate for Climate Change at UN Conference in Lima
Climate Change, COP20
27 Nov
Fast for Climate on 1 December, Candlelit Vigil
The LWF delegation to the New York Climate events participated in the “Largest Climate March” in history, held 21 September, in New York City. Photo: #FastForTheClimate/Nikola Taylor
14 Nov
LWF Welcomes U.S. and China Agreement on Climate Change, Hopes for Global Accord in 2015
Climate Justice
14 Nov
Calls for Concrete Actions and Decisions to be taken at COP 21
LWF Vice-President Ms Eun-hae Kwon, introducing LWF’s interfaith approaches in advocating for climate justice, at a session of the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change in New York. Photo: LWF
24 Sep
A Spiritual Message of Hope for Climate Justice
Climate Summit 2014, United Nations, Fast for the Climate, LWF Vice-President
24 Sep
LWF Representative Kwon Offers Highlights from New York Climate Change Summits
The LWF delegation to the New York Climate events participated in the “Largest Climate March” in history, held 21 September, in New York City. Photo: #Fast for the Climate: Nikola Taylor
22 Sep
‘Here We March, We can do no other’
Climate Summit 2014, Fast for the Climate, Climate Justice, Climate Change, United Nations
22 Sep
Religions’ Visibility Matters in Historic Climate March
Martin Kopp (right), LWF delegate to the UN Climate Conference (COP19), speaks with Christina Figueres, director of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Photo: LWF/ Sean Hawkey
19 Sep
LWF to Participate in New York Interfaith Summit on Climate Change
LWF Vice-President, Climate Summit 2014, Climate Justice, Climate Change, Fast for the Climate, United Nations, Interfaith
19 Sep
Lutheran Delegates Host Fast at UN Summit Parallel Event