UNEP and the Parliament of the World’s Religions launch new book to catalyze climate action
United Nations Environment Programme
October 8, 2020
Nairobi/Chicago – The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Parliament of the World’s Religions today released a new book, “Faith for Earth — A Call for Action”, which gives readers a wide-ranging look at the history and diversity of faith teachings and their advocacy for the protection of the environment.
The online book and its print edition were launched today during the Faith for Nature Global Conference, (5th - 8th October) in Skálhol, Iceland.
The book provides a comprehensive overview of the faith traditions and scientific findings that underpin the understandings and reflections of world religions concerning environmental sustainability. It includes clear statements from sacred scripts and faith leaders.