NEWSLETTER ITEMS FROM THE JUSTICE & PEACE GROUP WEEK COMMENCING 3-4-22

From National Justice & Peace Bulletin Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General, spoke out at The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report’s launch:  “I have seen many scientific reports in my time, but nothing like this. The recent IPCC report is an atlas of human suffering and a damning indictment of failed leadership.” Read more about the IPCC report through  .campaigncc.org/ipcc_atlas_of_human_suffering  They also have a page about the UK facing crucial choice on energy policy at  campaigncc.org/uk_energy_choice 

 

LIVE SIMPLY Tip of the Week With the decline in bees partly due to the loss of flower-rich habitats here’s some tips to attract them to your garden. Replace some of your lawn with Bee friendly flowering plants – re-wild it or plant as a meadow area; Plant some British wildflowers; Plant for biodiversity.  More Bee friendly tips to follow next week

 

 

Why Use Your Loaf?  Loaf stands for food that is Locally produced, Organically grown, Animal friendly or Fairly traded

L = Locally Produced – helping community and neighbour  We believe that God created the Earth and its seasons. There is a time and a season for everything and there are moral choices in what we eat.

O = Organically Grown – taking care of the Earth  We have a duty to care for the soil and water on which we depend. In the Genesis story Adam was created from the soil of the earth. We share our planet with the diverse creatures that make up the Earth community, including the millions of creatures that live in the soil.

A = Animal Friendly – avoiding abuse  We have responsibilities from God for looking after animals (Lk. 12.6). Abundant life for all demands that we produce our food in ways which nurture that life.

F = Fairly traded – creating social justice  We are called to act justly and not exploit the poor. Our neighbour is everyone anywhere in the world that we interact with. Farmers and producers overseas and in the UK deserve a fair price for their produce.

From Green Christians who are supported by our Justice & Peace Group https://greenchristian.org.uk/gc-campaigns/loaf-2/

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