Posts Tagged "climate change"

The delegation to COP27 begins

November 8, 2022

The KAIROS and For Love of Creation Delegation begins! On November 9, delegates arrive in Sharm El Sheikh Egypt from across the Global South – South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, West Bank, Colombia, Ghana, Ecuador and the Philippines-…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice, Global South

KAIROS brings to COP27 its Blanket Exercise and an event on gender, conflict & climate

November 8, 2022

In Egypt, KAIROS leads a Blanket Exercise on November 12, and partners with Equality Fund on Global South Perspectives on Climate Justice, Peace and Conflict, and Gender Equality, an event in the Canadian Pavilion, November 16  (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory)…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Global South, Indigenous Rights

Indigenous, youth and women delegates from Canada and Global South head to COP27

October 31, 2022

KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are sending 10 delegates to Egypt to demand their voices be heard (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory) – KAIROS and For the Love of Creation (FLC) are sending 10 delegates to the United Nations…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Indigenous Rights, Media Releases

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Activating Hope: Faith and the Climate Crisis

This will be a hybrid event. Attend online or in-person at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 – 15Th Avenue SW, Calgary). Register: https://secure.kairoscanada.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=315 9:00 am (MDT) – LEARNING EVENT What does hope look like in a time of climate chaos? How…

Spotlight on COP27 delegates from Canada and Global South, November 3

October 27, 2022

KAIROS and For the Love of Creation’s 10-member delegation featured in 2-hour webinar to amplify their message to have a seat at climate decision-making tables (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory) – KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are co-sponsoring Voices…

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Taking a deeper risk

October 12, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Regional News, Spirited Reflections

Cast the net wide

October 7, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Regional News, Spirited Reflections

Yeast to Raise the Ambition

October 3, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Regional News, Spirited Reflections

Climate anxiety and hope

September 27, 2022

This sounds like the beginning of a joke: six years ago, a psychologist, a public health professor, and a sociology researcher walked into an online chat room.   It wasn’t a joke. The three talked about the anxiety they felt over…

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Introducing Tia Kennedy, youth delegate

September 22, 2022

Meet Tia Kennedy. She is one of the KAIROS/For the Love of Creation youth delegates in COP 27 delegation. Tia is from the Oneida Nation of The Thames and Walpole Island First Nation. She has recently begun working for the…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

Take Courage

September 21, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and the buildings we worship in. On October 15, they will host “Creation Care in our Places of Prayer: Energy Retrofits and other Faith-based Climate…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Regional News

Introducing Paul Belisario – IPMSD/The Philippines

September 17, 2022

Meet Paul Belisario, Assistant Global Coordinator for the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL), a KAIROS solidarity partner. His work focuses on campaigns, mobilization and outreach on the themes of liberation movements and right to self-determination, land rights,…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

How Much Shall We Give

September 16, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Regional News

Introducing Juan Rachel Michael Roberto – SSCC/South Sudan

September 15, 2022

Meet Juan Rachel Michael Roberto, Advocacy Coordinator for South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC), a long-term ecumenical and KAIROS partner in South Sudan. The SSCC is a Women of Courage partner in our Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program and…

Post filed in: Africa, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Introducing Noble Wadzah – Oil Watch Africa/Ghana

September 15, 2022

Meet Noble Wadzah, Coordinator of Oil Watch Africa’s chapter in Ghana, Oil Watch Ghana, a KAIROS Global Solidarity partner. Noble’s work focuses on energy transition as expressed in Oil Watch’s Africa campaign: “Leave the Oil in the Soil.” This campaign…

Post filed in: Africa, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Event

Creation Care: Climate Action – Sabbath Rest

Year One of PWRDF’s three-year education focus on Creation Care: Climate Action has centred around food security and climate change. Three learning modules have been developed to date for individuals or groups to explore these issues and learn how PWRDF’s…

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Doing Theology Amid a Changing Climate: Crossing Divides (Online Conference)

A two-day online conference exploring the intersections of climate change, Christian theology, and social justice. As world leaders gather in Glasgow to implement the Paris climate agreement, the online conference “Doing Theology Amid a Changing Climate: Crossing Divides” explores Christian…

#KAIROSClimateAction month wrap up

September 30, 2021

Today is the last day of Climate Action Month! Thank you for following us this month on our collective journey of learning and action for the climate. Today, we also commemorate the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in…

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Nature-based climate solutions #KAIROSClimateAction

September 29, 2021

In the recent federal election, every major political party in Canada had commitments to conserving and protecting ecosystems in Canada as part of their solutions for addressing climate change. Some committed to investments in planting trees, restoring wetlands and grasslands,…

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Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence Legislation in Canada #KAIROSClimateAction

September 28, 2021

Achieving climate justice requires a transformation away from the destructive and extractive model of economic development which dominates the world today to one where humanity lives within its natural limits, upholds human rights, and lives in right relationship with all living…

Post filed in: Corporate Accountability, Ecological Justice

Intro to climate solutions week: Listening to Indigenous wisdom #KAIROSClimateAction

September 27, 2021

Over the last couple of weeks, we have explored several issues related to climate justice including ending the proliferation of fossil fuels, upholding Indigenous rights, making reparations for ecological debt and so much more. In these last days of Climate Action…

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From the archives: Resistance to BC’s Site C Dam Gaining Momentum #KAIROSClimateAction

September 26, 2021

KAIROS is celebrating 20 years of spirited action for justice. In reflecting on KAIROS’ accomplishments, every Sunday during Climate Action Month, we have featured seminal KAIROS research and writing that continues to shape and influence our climate justice work today….

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Connect with Creation: make an earth altar #KAIROSClimateAction

September 25, 2021

Every Saturday during Climate Action Month, we have invited you to take time to connect with Creation and share your moment of connection with us using #KAIROSClimateAction. For the month’s last Saturday, Susie Henderson invites you to create your own earth altar.   Create…

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Global Day of Action! #KAIROSClimateAction

September 24, 2021

Today we mark the Global Climate Strike – also known as the Global Day of Climate Action. Fridays for Future (FFF) started this youth-led global climate strike movement in August 2018, when 15-year-old Greta Thunberg began a school strike for climate. She…

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Climate-induced displacement #KAIROSClimateAction

September 23, 2021

“Who qualifies as a refugee is a matter of debate…for those who’ve fled climate change, current law has little to offer.”  Sarah Stillman, New Yorker staff writer According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, “hazards resulting from the increasing intensity…

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Climate change and food security #KAIROSClimateAction

September 22, 2021

As we know, climate change is already having devastating impacts on ecosystems, particularly in the Global South. These impacts affect food systems as well and as a result add additional threats to human well-being.  This year, the Primate’s World Relief and…

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Polluters & Plunderers: The Roots of Africa’s Crises #KAIROSClimateAction

September 21, 2021

On World Environment Day this year, KAIROS partner WoMin African Alliance launched the first in a series of animated short films – Polluters & Plunderers: The Roots of Africa’s Crises. This animated film tells part of the story of how rural, peasant and working-class communities across…

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