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Revisiting renewables

With the cost of solar having dropped significantly over the last few years and with improved battery technology meaning that energy generated doesn’t need to be used immediately, there are still real possibilities for solar installations on churches despite recent Government changes to supporting policy.  Developments in other technologies such as LED lighting mean that new options are emerging all the time for saving energy as well.  Forum for the Future has secured funding to create a partnering scheme linking communities keen to generate renewable energy and improve energy efficiency with local property owners with roofs or land to host solar panels or other renewable energy technologies. If you are exploring solar or other renewables or energy saving possibilities for your church and are interested in exploring the partnering possibilities let me know – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Summer update

Our latest e-news is now available to download - click here for a PDF and here for a word version.

Faith representatives letter on Trump and climate

The Bishop of Salisbury, as the Church of England's lead on the environment was signatory to a letter to the Times newspaper responding to President Trump's withdrawl of the USA from the Paris Climate Agreement. See the full text of the letter below.

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Church Response to Trump Climate Decision

Bishop Nicholas, as the Church of England’s lead bishop on the environment, the Bishop of Salisbury, has condemned President Trump’s decision to revoke the United States’ ratification of the Paris Agreement on climate change, which has been signed by 194 other countries.

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