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Thu 16 Nov 2017 @ 21:20
Great to see such positive feedback on the #GodWithUs booklet & digital campaign! https://t.co/MSqwcjxe9m
Author(s): David Shreeve, Claire Foster-Gilbert
Did you know that changing just one high energy lightbulb to a low energy one saves 75kg of carbon dioxide a year? That's 7,500 party balloonsful. This full-colour book provides hundreds of practical ideas for making SMALL changes to your lifestyle that can make a BIG difference to the environment. In eight sections 'How Many Lightbulbs?' will inspire you, your church and your community towards actions that will reduce your ecological footprint, from turning off the tap, to starting a church compost heap. Start making strides to shrink your ecological footprint today. This booklet supports the Church of England's major Shrinking the footprint campaign. See http://www.shrinkingthefootprint.cofe.anglican.org for more details. A percentage of profits from this title will go to support the Friends of St James' Gardens, Liverpool. This project was set up in 2001 with the aim of restoring the garden beside Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral and encouraging its use by residents and visitors. See www.stjamescemetery.co.uk/Friends.htm
Claire Foster-Gilbert is founder and Chief Executive of the Ethics Academy, which teaches ethics using an innovative programme called The Hero's Journey. She is also Director of Development at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. She was for eight years policy adviser in science, medicine, technology and environmental issues to the Archbishops' Council of the Church of England Claire was also a member of the Church of England's Ethical Investment Advisory Group and the Government's Sustainable Development Education Panel.
Claire's background is in theology, moral philosophy and environmental and medical ethics. She is currently a member of the Department of Health's Gene Therapy Advisory Committee and the British Medical Association's Medical Ethics Committee. Claire has published numerous articles, and edited and written several books, including Sharing God's Planet (Church House Publishing, 2005) and The Worlds We Live in (Darton Longman and Todd, 2005) She has her own consultancies The Ethical Dimension and The Environmental Dimension.
David Shreeve is the Director of The Conservation Foundation which he co-founded with David Bellamy in 1982. He is also the environmental adviser to the Church of England. Together with Claire Foster he is the author of Don't Stop at the Lights and How Many Light Bulbs Does it Take to Change a Christian?.
Read David Shreeve's blog.
Visit David Shreeve and Claire Foster's website
Find out about the Church's 'Shrinking the Footprint' initiative.
'There are many small steps that each of us can take to lighten the load on our planet and this guide gives some practical examples of where each of us can start. I commend it to all Christians looking for ideas and inspiration on what they can do to make a positive difference for the environment.' -- Archbishop Rowan Williams