As a profound reflection on the fundamental nature of our relationship to Creation, climate change is one of the most concerning issues to faith leaders of many faith traditions. For general responses to the moral, theological, and social implications of climate change from various religious groups, please visit the Perspectives & Resources pages. Click here for a recent article from NRPE's executive director on climate.
Driven by a concern that climate change must be addressed, the religious community has issued various letters, statements and court briefs:
- Click here to view the letter to Congress on the 100% Clean Energy bill. View the letter on 100% clean energy from South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia black church leaders.
- Click here to read a February 2019 letter to Congress calling for urgent action. View the letter from Evangelicals and Catholics here.
- Click here to read a January 2018 letter to Congress on funding the EPA and Department of the Interior.
- Religious organizations put together carbon pricing principles in the fall of 2019, click here to view.
- The World Council of Churches issued a pastoral letter on climate change.
- Click to view the statement by evangelicals on the clean car rollback.
- Click here to view the amicus brief on the Affordable Care Act court case, submitted to the U.S. District Court by 11 national religious organizations.