The Uniting Church today expressed its support for quick and decisive action to reduce Australia's greenhouse gas emissions and urged an immediate end to the language of winners and losers.

The Uniting Church in Australia has today welcomed the Federal Government's latest initiative to assist churches and non-government organisations to become more energy and water-efficient.

Uniting Church President, Rev. Dr Dean Drayton today said that the environment is in crisis and ensuring responsible behaviour by industry must be a core priority for the next Federal Government.

The leader of the Uniting Church in Australia, Rev Prof. James Haire, today said the Australian government had to take seriously its responsibilities to rescue the tiny island nation of Tuvalu as it faced the prospect being swept into the Pacific Ocean due to climate change.

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