Articles on Religion and Climate Change

Below you'll find the current year of news articles related to the intersection of religion and the climate emergency.
For past years of climate-related articles, see our archive pages: 2023; 2022; 2021; 2020; 2019; 2018; 2017; 2016; 2015; 2014; 2013; 2012; 2011; 2009

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A River's Rights: Indigenous Kukama Women Lead the Way with Landmark Legal Victory
By Juana Vera Delgado
Common Dreams
June 17, 2024

The race to end fossil fuel production
By John Feffer
Nation of Change
May 22, 2024

Pope urges global leaders, U.S. governors to take urgent climate action
By Justin McLellan
May 16, 2024

Governor says faith leaders have ‘powerful’ role in climate action
By Justin McLellan
Catholic Review
May 15, 2024

Holy See should champion Action for Climate Empowerment fund at COP29
By John Leo Algo
May 8, 2024

Government of Canada Releases New Report Showing the Impacts of Climate Change and Necessity of Indigenous-Led Climate Change Adaptation
Natural Resources Canada
May 7, 2024

Investor Nuns’ Shareholder Resolutions Aim to Stop Wall Street Financing of Fossil Fuel Development on Indigenous Lands
By Keerti Gopal
Inside Climate News
May 6, 2024

Buddha taught us to be happy with less. How does this apply to the climate crisis?
By Bhikkhu Sujato and Nadine Levy
The Guardian
May 5, 2024

Waste pickers, indigenous and traditional peoples at the heart of environmental solutions
May 3, 2024

Environmental Prize Highlights Work to Keep Fossil Fuels at Bay
By Delger Erdenesanaa
New York Times
April 29, 2024

Union for Reform Judaism pledges to divest millions from fossil fuel industry
By Asaf Elia-Shalev
Jerusalem Post
April 11, 2024

New report ‘braids’ Indigenous and Western knowledge for forest adaptation strategies against climate change
By James Urton
University of Washington
April 10, 2024

Voices of indigenous communities come together to fight climate change
By Daniel Perese
Te Ao Maoir News
April 3, 2024

Beyond Greening: Jewish Responses to Climate Emergency
By Lawrence MacDonald
April 1, 2024

U.S. Catholics say environmental justice important, but most unaware of ‘Laudato Si’’
By Gina Christian
Catholic Standard
March 29, 2024

Muslim Council of Elders: Exceptional initiatives to protect planet Earth
By Khoder Nashar
March 28, 2024

Indigenous Leaders and Environmental Groups Deliver Petitions Urging Army Corps of Engineers to Address Line 5 Pipeline Impacts
By Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN)
Common Dreams
March 18, 2024

Pope Francis: Indigenous ‘ancestral wisdom’ a vital tool in fight against climate change
By Matthew Santucci
Catholic News Agency
March 15, 2024

Reflecting on the Lent Climate Vigil
Christian Climate Action
March 9, 2024

Strengthening partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals: Engaging Faith-based Organizations and Scientists in Youth Climate Change Learning and Action
By Dorothy F. Boorse and Leanne M. Jablonski
Sustainable Earth 7(1)
March 2024

'You are not alone': In community, young people find antidotes to climate anxiety
By Heidi Schlumpf
March 6, 2024

We Cannot Fast from Clean Air: Wisconsin Muslims Rally for Environmental Justice
By Huda Alkaff
March/April 2024

Islamic scholars call Muslim nations to cut fossil fuels, echoing Laudato Si'
By Brian Roewe
February 28, 2024

Māori Elder wins environmental legal battle against polluters
Impact Policies
February 27, 2024

Interfaith student leaders promote climate care in North Carolina places of worship
By Hannah Vinueza McClellan
February 26, 2024

Multifaith global week of action urging insurers to end fossil fuel coverage
By Cato Pedder
Independent Catholic News
February 26, 2024

Climate change, Norway’s energy transition threaten indigenous people’s reindeer herding
By Shabana Begum
The Straits Times
February 26, 2024

Indigenous fashion leaders point the way to a carbon-free future
By Anna Giulia Medri
January 30, 2024

How Indigenous Perspectives Can Guide Climate Innovation for a Just Transition
By Yerelee Gonzalez
CSR Wire
January 29, 2024

Why reviving a 2,600-year-old spiritual practice made my life better
By Michael J. Coren
Washington Post
January 23, 2024

In first for US church, San Diego Diocese divests from fossil fuels
By Brian Roewe
January 12, 2024

Climate justice, women’s ministries and spiritual conversations: Synod takeaways from Brazil
By Filipe Domingues
America: The Jesuit Review
January 12, 2024

Native Hawaiian salt makers combat climate change and pollution to protect a sacred tradition
By Deepa Bharath
January 11, 2024

How 3 Indigenous women are leading the way on climate change
By B. ‘Toastie’ Oaster, Anna V. Smith and Joaqlin Estus, High Country News
The 19th News
January 9, 2024

Make a resolution for the climate, for the sanctity of life
By Effie Caldarola
January 4, 2024  

World Leaders Failed Us, But We Have the Power to End the Era of Fossil Fuels
By Rabbi Jacob Siegel
Common Dreams
January 3, 2024

Header photo credit: Abandoned farmland, flooded by glacial melt, Nepal ©Peter Prokosch, courtesy of UNEP