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Guardian: Churches take to the streets to press for coalition action on climate change

Christians march in Manchester on the eve of the Conservative conference to ask the coalition to live up to its promise to be the ‘greenest government ever.’ Arwa Aburawa was there.

A thousand supporters have been on the streets in Manchester for a march organised by Christian Aid, Tearfund and CAFOD. Their aim: to persuade the coalition government to work harder to deliver climate justice.

For many years, churches in the UK have campaigned to end global poverty. Now, Christian organisations are taking on climate change, on the grounds that much like the third world debt, global warming is a poverty-related issue. Continue reading