Climate justice and sustainable living practices


‘Climate justice and sustainable living practices.’ This workshop, presented by the Anglican Climate Action Network, was held on Saturday August 10 at St Matthew-in-the-City.

About 30 people attended.

Dr. Nicola Hoggard-Creegan (theologian) spoke about the ‘creation care’ message in Scripture.

Dr. Richard Milne (scientist) called upon the most recent UN reports showing the urgency of the climate crisis, and the need to cut carbon emissions as rapidly as possible.

Rod Oram (author and political journalist) spoke about the activities of many secular groups in New Zealand who are working towards a carbon neutral economy.

John Allen (Sustainability Fieldworker for the Diocese of Auckland) showed how developing a personal or family ‘carbon budget) can guide us in reducing our carbon emissions.

A follow-up practical session will be held on September 8, 2019, following the 10am service..

For more information visit each speaker's presentation:

Dr. Nicola Hoggard-Creegan

Dr. Richard Milne

Rod Oram

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