Heat pumps are still too expensive and too few people know about them, the National Audit Office (NAO) says. Only 55,000 heat pumps were sold in the UK in 2022, but to meet climate targets, the government says it wants to install 600,000 low-carbon heat pumps annually by 2028 – yet the NAO says ministers are now optimistic to think that will happen. Heating in UK homes produces 18% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Read more.

Operation Noah supports the Climate and Nature Bill (formerly known as the CEE bill) – proposed legislation written by scientists and campaigners which now has cross-party support from over 150 parliamentarians and would address the full extent of the climate and nature crises.

In this election year, you can encourage all of the parliamentary candidates in your constituency to support the bill by signing a letter on the Constituency Action Page. The National Justice and Peace Network has produced an environmentally-themed Stations of the Cross liturgy. First produced in 2012 and revised in 2022, the liturgy is a thoughtful way to engage with the climate crisis as we enter into Holy Week. Read more.

The UK government’s plans for adapting to the climate crisis ‘fall far short’ of what is required, its climate advisors say. In a damning verdict, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) said that the government had no credible plan for making the UK resilient to the impacts of extreme weather. Read more. Green Christian is advertising for a paid, part-time Content Editor, with a closing date of 29th April. The charity also has a number of open volunteer roles. Read more.
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