Climate Justice Launch Events

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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.
Please add YOUR voice at http://www.cafod.org.uk/climatejustice

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Climate Justice Launch Events

  1. 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. 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. 3. Young activists from St Peter and Paul’s parish, Northfields, add their support to the campaign
  4. 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. 5. Solidarity walk to St Anne’s Cathedral, Leeds, led by CAFOD director Chris Bain and Cambodian partners Khim Sarin and Lay Sophea,
  6. 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. 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. 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. 9. Young people in Plymouth write messages to the government calling for a fair climate change deal
  10. 10. Schoolchildren enjoy a day of environmental activities to launch the campaign in Shrewsbury
  11. 11. Members of religious orders study, pray and speak out for climate justice at their Lent day of reflection
  12. 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
  13. 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

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