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Church of Scotland


Church and Society Council Responding to Climate Change
http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/councils/churchsociety/csclimate.htm


Church of Sweden
 
A Bishops’ Letter about the Climate
Church of Sweden, Bishops’ Conference, Uppsala, 2014
http://fore.research.yale.edu/files/A_Bishops_letter_about_the_climate_2014.pdf

Church of Sweden’s Position on Climate Change and Development
April 24, 2008
http://csc.ceceurope.org/fileadmin/filer/csc/Climate_Change/CSC_ChurchofSwedenpositionCCanddev.pdf


Church of the Brethren
 
Resolution on Global Warming and Atmospheric Degradation
October 21, 1991
http://support.brethren.org/site/DocServer/1991_Global_Warming_and_Atmospheric_Degradation.pdf?docID=922


Episcopal Church / Anglican Communion 

The world is our host: A call to urgent action for climate justice
Volmoed Conference and Retreat Centre, South Africa
Good Friday 2015
http://issuu.com/anglicancommunion/docs/the_world_is_our_host

Episcopalians Confronting Climate Change
By Lisa Palmer
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media
March 6, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/03/episcopalians-confronting-climate-change/

The Hope We Share: A Vision For Copenhagen
A Statement from the Anglican Communion Environmental Network
http://acen.anglicancommunion.org/index.cfm
October 12, 2009
http://acen.anglicancommunion.org/_userfiles/File/copenhagen_ACEN.pdf

Resolution B002: Response to Global Warming
2007
http://gc2006.org/legislation/view_leg_detail.aspx?id=188&type=ORIGINAL

Common Declaration of Pope Benedict XVI and The Archbishop of Canterbury His Grace Rowan Williams
November 23, 2006
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/speeches/2006/november/documents/hf_ben-xvi_spe_20061123_common-decl_en.html


Evangelical

"Preachable Moments: Evangelical Christians and Climate Change"
June 28, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/06/preachable-moments-evangelical-christians-and-climate-change/

"For Katharine Hayhoe, Climate Change Not a Leap of Faith"
March 29, 2012
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/for-katharine-hayhoe-climate-change-not-a-leap-of-faith?utm-source=feedburner&utm-medium=feed&utm-campaign=Feed%3A+ClimateCentral-News+%28Climate+Central+-+News%29&utm-content=FeedBurner

Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action
The Evangelical Climate Initiative
http://christiansandclimate.org/
February 8, 2006
http://christiansandclimate.org/learn/call-to-action/

Global Warming Briefing for Evangelical Leaders
Evangelical Environmental Network
2005
http://www.creationcare.org/files/global_warming_briefing.pdf

On the Care of Creation: An Evangelical Declaration on the Care of Creation
Evangelical Environmental Network http://www.creationcare.org/
1994
http://www.creationcare.org/blank.php?id=39

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

ELCA issues statement on Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
June 18, 2015
http://elca.org/News-and-Events/7752

Lutherans Reflect on Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen
December 31, 2009
http://www.elca.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Communication-Services/News/Releases.aspx?a=4377;#&&a=4377

Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice
1993
http://www.elca.org/Our-Faith-In-Action/Justice/Advocacy/Issues/Environment-and-Energy/Global-Warming-Climate-Change.aspx


National Council of Churches of Christ

Eco-Justice Programs
http://www.nccecojustice.org/globalwarming.htm


Presbyterian Church U.S.A.


Provocative Thanksgiving
A sermon by Tom F. Driver
November 18, 2012
http://fore.research.yale.edu/files/Provocative_Thanksgiving_sermon_by_Driver.pdf

Presbyterians and Climate Change
By Julie Halpert
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media
April 19, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/presbyterians-and-climate-change/

Call to Restore the Creation
1990
http://www.pcusa.org/environment/restore.htm


Quaker / Society of Friends

A Quaker response to the crisis of climate change
June 2009
http://www.quaker.org.uk/quaker-response-crisis-climate-change

Responding to climate change
http://www.quaker.org.uk/responding-climate-change

About the Responsibility to Address Global Climate Change
2000
http://www.nccecojustice.org/globalwarmingfriends.htm


Reformed Church in America

Climate Change Update by the Commission on Christian Action
1993
http://www.nccecojustice.org/globalwarmingreformed.htm


Southern Baptist


Baptists and Climate Change
By Sara Peach
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media 
March 13, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/03/baptists-and-climate-change/

Southern Baptist Declaration on the Environment and Climate Change
The Southern Baptist Environment and Climate Initiative
March 10, 2008
http://www.baptistcreationcare.org/node/1


Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

Climate Change and Unitarian Universalism: Exploring the connections between faith and the struggle for climate justice
Blog, June 21, 2013
http://divestfossilfuels.wordpress.com/

Statement of Conscience on Global Warming/Climate Change
2006
http://www.uua.org/socialjustice/socialjustice/statements/8061.shtml

Beyond Science: Ethical/Religious Dimensions of Global Warming
June 23, 2006
http://uuministryforearth.org/globalwarming/BeyondScienceGA2006.pdf

Injustice of Global Climate Change
http://www.uua.org/environment/climate/102145.shtml


United Church of Christ

The United Church of Christ and Climate Change
By Christine Woodside
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media
April 5, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/the-united-church-of-christ-and-climate-change/

A Resolution on Climate Change
2007
http://www.ucc.org/synod/resolutions/climate-change-final.pdf


United Methodist Church

God’s Creation and the Church
2004
http://archives.umc.org/interior_print.asp?ptid=4&mid=963

Environmental Justice for a Sustainable Future
2004
http://archives.umc.org/interior_print.asp?ptid=4&mid=959

Environmental Stewardship
2000
http://archives.umc.org/interior_print.asp?ptid=4&mid=962


World Alliance of Reformed Churches

The Accra Confession: Covenanting for Justice in the Economy and the Earth
2004
http://www.pcusa.org/acswp/pdf/accra.pdf


World Council of Churches (WCC)

WCC Climate Change Update #52
July 2011
http://www.oikoumene.org/index.php?id=8511

Statement to the high-level segment of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP11 and COP/MOP1)
December 9, 2005
http://www.oikoumene.org/en/resources/documents/wcc-programmes/justice-diakonia-and-responsibility-for-creation/climate-change-water/091205-statement-to-cop-11-and-copmop-1.html




Protestant Joint Statements

"Black Church Climate Change Statement"
October 29, 2015
http://www.blackchurchclimate.org/black-church-climate-statement.html

"A Pastoral Message on Climate Change"
Anglican Church of Canada, The Episcopal Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
September 19, 2014
Statement
Media Release 

Episcopal Church, Church of Sweden, ELCA commitment: "Sustaining hope in the face of climate change"
The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs
May 2, 2013
http://www.episcopalchurch.org/fr/node/15517

“Climate Revival” Statement of New England Regional Environmental Ministries
April 27, 2013
Statement
Media Release

"African American Clergy Open Letter on Climate Change"
http://www.greenfaith.org/programs/environmental-justice/african-american-clergy-open-letter-on-climate-change