Key Climate Dates in 2021

JOIN OUR CARE OF CREATION BRIEFINGS ON ZOOM!
EVERY MONDAY LUNCHTIME, 1.00-1.45PM

THROUGHOUT 2021

For the Zoom link, more details, or to be added to the Care of Creation mailing list please email Colette Joyce, Westminster Justice and Peace Co-ordinator, colettejoyce@rcdow.org.uk
or call her on 07593 434 905

  • 23-25 JulyNational Justice and Peace Network Action for Life on Earth. Annual conference at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire, will focus on climate justice National Justice and Peace Network Conference
  • 3-5 August – YCCN Relay passing through Dioceses of Westminster and Southwark, Reading – London leg. Overnight stops include Ashford, Twickenham and Clapham. Support needed includes additional walkers (one day or more) and people to meet & greet along the route. Sign up at: YCCN Relay
  • 5– 8 AugustYoung Christian Climate Network – G7 to COP26 Relay: London Residency. Opportunities to meet up with the YCCN relay for climate actions in London. https://www.yccn.uk/london
  • Friday 6 August, 1.00-3.30pm: YCCN Climate Relay Lunch at Farm Street and Walk to Westminster Cathedral – Book at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/163375276851
  • Friday 6 August, 3.30-4.00pm: Ecumenical Climate Prayer Service at Westminster Cathedral Welcoming the YCCN Relay – Book at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/163372454409
  • 9-15 AugustYCCN Relay passing through Diocese of Westminster, London – Oxford leg. Overnight stops include Muswell Hill, Hemel Hempstead, Tring and Watford. Support needed includes additional walkers (one day or more) and people to meet & greet along the route. Sign up at: YCCN Relay
  • 1 September – 4 OctoberSeason of Creation Theme: ‘A Home for All’ Season of Creation 2021.
  • 1 September – 1 OctoberDiocese of Westminster Season of Creation Video Competition for Schools and Parishes
  • 3-6 September – Living Laudato Si’ Retreat Online from Boarbank Hall. Includes talks from Cardinal Vincent Nicholas and Bishop Paul Swarbrick. Voluntary donation. No fee for weekend. Members of the Dioceses of Westminster and Lancaster are especially encouraged to attend. To apply, simply email Sr Margaret Atkins on margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk
  • 5 September – Climate Sunday Worship and Services for the Climate can be held any Sunday between now and 5th September, culminating in a national event at Glasgow Cathedral Climate Sunday
  • 5 September – Circular Tree Walk from Westminster Cathedral with Colette Joyce, Justice & Peace Co-ordinator. Book on Eventbrite
  • September- November: International Climate Pilgrims travelling to Glasgow
  • 14-30 September – UN General Assembly NYC
  • 18 – 26 SeptemberThe Great Big Green Week organised by The Climate Coalition Aiming to be the largest event for climate and nature ever seen in the UK. Thousands of events will celebrate how communities are taking action to tackle climate change and protect green spaces, and encourage others to get involved too. Together we will call on politicians to raise their ambition and champion action on climate change.
  • 11-24 October – UN Biodiversity Summit Kunming, China. 15th Meeting. Convention on Biological Diversity
  • 15-18 October – Living Laudato Si’ Retreat Online from Boarbank Hall. Includes talks from Bishop Alan Williams and Bishop Mark O’Toole. Voluntary donation. No fee for weekend. Members of the Dioceses of Brentwood and Plymouth are especially encouraged to attend. To apply, simply email Sr Margaret Atkins on margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk
  • 1-12 November UN Climate Conference COP 26 in Glasgow UK COP26