Clean air and dirty fingers: climate catalyst update

Clean air and dirty fingers: climate catalyst update

Things have been busy for our climate catalyst network, with submissions on the Zero Carbon Act being made recently.  Diocesan Advocacy Enabler, Kate Day, and our climate change advocate, Elise Ranck, organised an event at St Peter’s on Willis where between 20 and 30 people came to discuss the Zero Carbon Bill, and contribute to submissions on the bill.  Many of those who attended have also contributed individual submissions online.  Have a look at some of their creative work.

If you live in or near Palmerston North, you also have an opportunity to gather, discuss and contribute.  The Ministry for the Environment is hosting a public meeting tonight (Thursday the 5th of July, 2018) at 5pm.  Click here to see the details.

Our Pautahanui Parish family have been getting their hands dirty recently – doubling up their efforts to care for God’s creation with an initiative that will also feed the hungry!  Parishioners shovelled soil and then planted silverbeet, leeks, kale, herbs and broccolli in their new community garden.  See their handiwork in these photos, courtesy of Julian Thomson from St Andrew’s Plimmerton.

If you’re keen on being a climate catalyst in your parish, or you just want to be in the loop on climate change initiatives throughout the diocese, sign up here for climate catalyst updates from the Anglican Advocacy team.