Faith Responses to International Climate Negotiations and the Green Climate Fund
The Paris Agreement, reached in December 2015, reaffirmed the international community's commitment to keeping global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius. While many of the commitments made in the Paris negotiations were relatively ambitious, it is unclear whether countries will follow through on them, and a lot of work remains to be done.
Responses to the Paris negotiations and the Green Climate Fund (2015-2016):
- National and state faith organizations' letter on the Green Climate Fund.
- Evangelical letter on the Green Climate Fund.
- Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life's statement on Paris.
- Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life's statement on loss and damage for Paris UN climate negotiations.
- National and State Religious Leaders' Statement on UN Climate Negotiations in Paris 2015.
- People of Faith Climate Petition on UN Climate Negotiations in Paris 2015.
- Creation Justice Ministries' statement on Paris deal.
- The Religious Action Center's statement on Paris.
- The Church World Service's statement on Paris.
- The United Methodist Church's news article on Paris.
- The Maryknoll statement on Paris.
In April 2015, faith groups made announcements on the INDC announcement from the Obama Administration: