World Council of Churches - News Release
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CLIMATE DEAL MUST BE SIGN OF HOPE, SAYS WCC
"The present day reality shows that our sincere efforts have not been enough to bring in the age of social justice and peace," according to a statement delivered to the plenary of high-level segment of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark on Friday, 18 December on behalf of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and its ecumenical partners.
"The result we expect must be imbedded in justice, equity, solidarity, ethics and love: love for you yourselves, for your families, for your neighbour, for your offspring and for our life-sustaining planet," the statement continues. "It will be a sign of hope for the future, and it will bring peace on earth to people of good will, today and for the years to come."