TGA August is now available
Pentecost party in Yarram
Feeding body and soul in Cowes
Gippsland Anglicans commit to climate action
120 years of Gippsland Diocese
Rev’d Canon Philip Muston retires
Faith in the future? Young Christians want the Church to do more on climate change
Emma Wyndham Chalmers
In recent weeks, we have once again witnessed flooding across Greater Sydney, threatening people’s homes, livelihoods and lives. The federal government declared it a natural disaster. Tens of thousands of people have been affected by evacuation orders and warnings. For residents in some parts of Sydney, it is the fourth flood they have faced in just 18 months. some parts of Sydney, it is the fourth flood they have faced in just 18 months.
The increasing frequency and intensity of disasters like floods is understood to be one of the consequences of climate change. Also, climate changeis one of the biggest drivers of global poverty. is one of the biggest drivers of global poverty.
At Tearfund, we hear firsthand from the communities we work with in Africa, Asia and the Pacific about the dire impacts of increased extreme weather, drought, famine and disease associated with rising global temperatures and changing weather patterns.