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Our Climate Justice campaign launched with twelve special events across England and Wales - thousands joined together to take action for climate justice. …

Our Climate Justice campaign launched with twelve special events across England and Wales - thousands joined together to take action for climate justice.
Please add YOUR voice at http://www.cafod.org.uk/climatejustice

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  • 1. Our Climate Justice campaign launched this March – with twelve special events across England and Wales Thousands of campaigners and church leaders, school children and students, politicians and parishes joined together to take action for climate justice
  • 2. “ Governments alone won't achieve a climate change agreement. It needs you, civil society, people of faith and not of faith, all of us” Ed Miliband, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
  • 3. Young activists from St Peter and Paul’s parish, Northfields, add their support to the campaign
  • 4. Bishop of Hallam John Rawsthorne, chair of CAFOD, signs a campaign card and urges all of us to become "ambassadors for climate justice"
  • 5. Solidarity walk to St Anne’s Cathedral, Leeds, led by CAFOD director Chris Bain and Cambodian partners Khim Sarin and Lay Sophea,
  • 6. "In the end it’s about what we do. Faith and belief inspire people, but it’s about turning that into practical action” Hilary Benn, Environment Minister
  • 7. Honorary Alderman David Wilde, Sheriff of York, joins CAFOD partner Lay Sophea from Cambodia for a special mass at St Wilfrid’s Church, York
  • 8. Primary school children present their work on the Call of Creation as part of the offertory procession at a special mass in York
  • 9. Young people in Plymouth write messages to the government calling for a fair climate change deal
  • 10. Schoolchildren enjoy a day of environmental activities to launch the campaign in Shrewsbury
  • 11. Members of religious orders study, pray and speak out for climate justice at their Lent day of reflection
  • 12. “ Our climate is in our hands - but it is also in yours. The UK government must be a leader on climate change" Khim Sarin and Lay Sophea, environmental experts and CAFOD partners
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  • 14. Watch the video and take action online cafod.org.uk/climatejustice Send photos of your actions to [email_address] Photos: Simon Rawles, George Coppock, Adrian White, CAFOD staff