Buddhism

A Western Soto Zen Buddhist Statement on the Climate Crisis
April 2016
http://szba.org/a-western-soto-zen-buddhist-statement-on-the-climate-cri…

Buddhist Climate Statement to World Leaders
Global Buddhist Climate Change Collective
October 29, 2015
http://gbccc.org/

The Time to Act is Now: A Buddhist Declaration on Climate Change
May 14, 2015
http://fore.yale.edu/files/Buddhist_Climate_Change_Statement_5-14-15.pdf

The Earth as Witness: International Dharma Teachers’ Statement on Climate Change
January 8, 2014
http://www.oneearthsangha.org/translations/earth-as-witness/

Network of Engaged Buddhists (NEB)
http://inebnetwork.org/about/

Dalai Lama endorsement of 350ppm target for atmospheric climate change
https://350.org/buddhists-taking-climate-change-dalai-lama-endorses-350-target/

Dalai Lama Urges World to Act on Climate Change
November 30, 2009
https://www.dalailama.com/news/2009/dalai-lama-urges-action-on-climate-change

The Time to Act is Now: A Buddhist Declaration on Climate Change
By Dr David Tetsuun Loy, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, and Dr John Stanley
2009
http://gbccc.org/time-to-act-is-now-a-buddhist-declaration-on-climate-change/

Buddhism Faith Statement on Ecology
2003
http://www.arcworld.org/faiths.asp?pageID=66

Prepared by:

  • Kevin Fossey, Buddhist educator and representative of Engaged Buddhism in Europe;
  • Somdech Preah Maha Ghosananda, Patriarch of Cambodian Buddhism; 
  • His Excellency Sri Kushok Bakula, 20th Reincarnation of the Buddha’s Disciple Bakula, head of Ladakhi Buddhism, and initial rebuilder of Mongolian Buddhism; 
  • Venerable Nhem Kim Teng, Patriarch of Vietnamese Buddhism. 

From the book, Faith in Conservation, by Martin Palmer with Victoria Finlay, published by the World Bank in 2003.