ACT Alliance welcomes the message of Pope Francis, and echoes his concern for creation, and his warning that our current way of living is not sustainable.
9 June 2015 - Today at the UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town called on the governments of the world to cut carbon emissions drastically to help the world’s poorest people cope with the impact of climate change and to develop in a sustainable way.
30 May 2015 - Governments meeting in Bonn, Germany, for the next two weeks to search for a sustainable solution to the global problem of climate change, will do so against the backdrop of the latest devastating climate phenomenon with India experiencing unprecedented heat waves that have killed more than 1000 people already.
28 May 2015 - It's been a difficult year since record rainfall drenched the Balkans last spring, unleashing the worst flooding in more than 100 years and leaving a trail of destruction across Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. More than 70 people lost their lives, while hundreds of thousands of survivors had to evacuate as family homes and farms, roads, and utilities were damaged or destroyed.
13 May 2015 was the beginning of the ACT Uganda Forum’s effort on climate change to strengthen local climate change advocacy and make local voices heard.
12 May 2015 - ACT Alliance members are continuing relief efforts as a second major earthquake struck eastern Nepal today, two and half weeks after more than 8,000 died in a first devastating quake.
27 April 2015 - Over 3,600 people are known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday. More than 6,500 people have been injured. The 7.9 magnitude earthquake was the country's worst natural disaster in more than 80 years.
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