Law and religion round-up – 14th November

COP 26 and the Church of England

As we reach the end of the 26th meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Glasgow (COP 26), it is instructive to look back to the meeting in Paris in 2016, reported in the post, COP-21: Didn’t we do well?, in which we observed: 

“There has, to date, been relatively little scrutiny of the environmental performance of faith-based groups, but this is inevitable in view of their involvement in relation to the Paris talks. However, to avoid their environmental statements being labelled as “greenwash”, any organization with a serious environmental/sustainability agenda must base this on realistic time-bound targets.” Continue reading