More than a billion people – nearly one sixth of the world’s population – live without access to electricity. Another 3.04 billion people still rely on kerosene, wood, crop waste, dung, and other biomass to cook and heat their homes. Energy poverty has devastating impacts on community health, education, and economic growth, where as access [...]
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The World Economic Forum invited Dr. Elisara to represent an evangelical perspective at an all-day workshop in July on Inclusive Bio-Innovation in Food and Agriculture: The Impact of Technology Democratization with CEO's and executives, academics, non-profit and foundations leaders, farm worker leaders, and other stakeholders from the global agriculture sector. Bio-innovation in agriculture is a vital issue [...]
Registration is now open for the WEA-CCTF co-hosted UN-Habitat Faith-Based Urban Thinkers Campus and Urban Shalom Forum Nov. 10-15, 2017 in Singapore. Click this link to learn more.
Dr. Elisara will be co-leading a symposium on creation care at the International Council for Higher Education's (ICHE) annual conference in Singapore in June. To present to all the university and seminary leaders in attendance over two days about how to incorporate creation care into the curriculum, student life, and within the administration is not [...]
On the first day of Lent Micah Global, along Tearfund UK, and other campaign partners, launched the Renew Our World--a global movement of Christians joining in prayer and action to help our world's poorest people to survive and be resilient in a changing climate. To learn more go to this link.
Every year on September 1st the Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, and Protestants of all stripes come together in unity to pray for God’s good creation. For a Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network prayer guide go to this link.
In the lastest edition of Lausanne's online magazine, Lausanne Global Analysis, Dr. Ed Brown--co-leader of the Lausanne/WEA Creation Care Network--shares his perspective on the Paris climate change agreement and some of its implications for the evangelical church around the world. Click this link.
Hear Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, the WEA's General Secretary from 2005-2014, speak at the US National Cathedral September 24, 2015 on creation care. The occasion was an event focused on Pope Francis' visit to the US, creation care, and climate change. Click his link.
The World Evangelical Alliance's (WEA) Creation Care Task Force together with the Lausanne Creation Care Network, Tearfund, A Rocha International, and many other evangelical organizations were present at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21), to raise an evangelical voice on the issue of creation care. Below is a joint statement [...]
The WEA's Secretary General, Bsp. Efraim Tendero, has returned home after making an impression at COP21. We are grateful for his commitment to the full gospel of Christ, which includes care of creation, and for coming to Paris to lend his leadership on this global issue. Read more about his reflections on COP21 at this link [...]