During the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium on17-18 August a joint declaration was launched.
Pope Francis' Encyclical, Laudato Si, was released. The encyclical, which is among the highest ranking documents in the Catholic Church, is an urgent and timely call for politicians, communities and people of all generations to act on climate change and social injustice.
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has announced that it shall be the policy of the LWF not to invest in fossil fuels. This action is taken as part of its long-standing commitment to climate justice.
Amidst the reality of tensions often fueled by religions, a group of Christian, Muslim and Jewish youth has formed a multi-faith community. As part of an interfaith summer course sponsored by the World Council of Churches (WCC), this community wants to work for the protection of creation – a concern they say is common to all faith traditions.
On 4 September, experts from the two largest international climate change networks will brief media on political expectations for the upcoming Climate Summit in New York.
This week world leaders gathering in Samoa for the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Summit received an unexpected message – a collection of photographs of people from around the world who have stood together in the sea, in prayerful solidarity for those vulnerable to sea-level rise and extreme weather events.
"Our disposable lifestyle is a wasteful life measured by the amount of foods and goods we throw away, " writes blogger Grace Ji-Sun Kim.
In order to take practical action to address climate change we need to respond in a responsible and substantial way Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople said in an official message to the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change.