In 2005, St James's Church, where I was a member when I lived in London, installed photovoltaic panels allowing the parish to generate electricity from sunlight.
‘As a church, this expresses our commitment to solidarity with poor and marginalised people,’ said Revd Dr Charles Hedley of St James’s.
‘Africa is the poorest continent on earth and produces the least CO2, but her people are also the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Knowing this, we cannot just bemoan climate change, but must do something.
‘It has been a real opportunity to think global and act local.’
Read more about how SJP went green here and here.
St James’s presented the work as an educational project – to make visitors and people in the local community think about renewable energy and climate change...