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Eco-Congregation: an ecumenical programme helping churches make the link between environmental issues and Christian faith, and respond in practical action in the church, in the lives of individuals, and in the local and global community. Helps get you started with an audit on all the main issues.

http://www.ecocongregation.org/

Eco-Schools:an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life.

http://www.eco-schools.org.uk/

Green Christian Link: Offers insights into ecology and the environment to Christian people and churches. Offers Christian insights to the Green movement. Excellent prayer guide and reflections resources.

http://www.greenchristian.org.uk/

Shrinking the Footprint: The Church of England's National Environmental Campaign, includes simple steps to reduce consumption of non-renewable resources.

http://www.churchcare.co.uk/shrinking-the-footprint

The Energy Saving Trust: a non-profit organisation, funded by government and the private sector, to achieve the sustainable use of energy, cut carbon dioxide emissions and promote the use of small-scale renewable energy sources. It offers a range of practical advice and support for households, business and the public sector (e.g. schools).

www.energysavingtrust.org.uk

Stewarding the Earth's Resources: A resource for the church about sustainable waste management.

http://www.earthresource.org/

Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers.

www.fairtrade.org.uk

The John Ray Initiative: The John Ray Initiative (JRI) is an educational charity with a vision to bring together scientific and Christian understandings of the environment in a way that can be widely communicated and lead to effective action. Their briefing papers are highly recommended.

http://www.jri.org.uk/

UK Climate Impacts Programme: UKCIP works with the public, private and voluntary sectors to assess how a changing climate will affect: construction; working practices; demand for goods and services; biodiversity; service delivery; health.

http://www.ukcip.org.uk/

Tearfund International Learning Zone has a wealth of information on many topics relevant concerns such as food security and environmental sustainability

tilz.tearfund.org

Christian Aid has information about climate change and climate justice

www.christianaid.org.uk/whatwedo/issues/climate_change.aspx