The Diocese of York (the Church of England from the Humber to the Tees) is celebrating 2011 as the Year of the Environment. We'll be celebrating good things happening in the Diocese, and posting ideas to help you support our environment.
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Cities Impact on Climate Change
A new report has been released by the UN on the impact our urban environments have on climate change. More than 50% of the world population now lives in urban community. (Renjith Krishnan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net)
While rural Yorkshire seems remote from city life "Consumption is carried out at an individual level; energy consumption is also an individual choice. This is why local governments and communities can a big role, even when their national governments do not accept or acknowledge the challenges."