'Care for the Environment' Resources: Interfaith Week 2015

World Faiths and the Environment document

Please find below a document Interfaith Scotland has created with information on the different world faiths and what they have to say about the environment.

World Faiths and the Environment.pdf
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PowerPoint Presentation on Climate Change

Please find below a PowerPoint presentation on climate change and ways in which we can make a positive change.

Interfaith Scotland Climate Change Power[...]
Microsoft Power Point presentation [1.4 MB]

Faith quote cards for dialogue on the Environment

Please find below a set of 8 cards with quotes on the environment from 8 different faith traditions. These could be used in a dialogue activity. Give each card to a different person to read out that quote to the whole group. Then in small groups, give each a set of the quotes found in the Word document, looking at the different themes emerging as well as common themes between the faiths.

Faith quote cards for dialogue on the en[...]
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Faith Quotes for Dialogue discussion she[...]
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School Resources

Oxfam has created resources on Climate Change for Primary and Secondary Schools. Click on the links below to access these resources.

 

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/climate-challenge-7-11

 

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/climate-challenge-11-14

Actions on Climate Change

Carbon Conversations Course – six sessions on being more environmentally friendly – starts Thursday 29th October.

http://www.himalayancentre.org/projects/carbon-conversations-programme/

 

 

Sign the Faiths for Earth petition

https://www.change.org/p/david-cameron-mp-ban-ki-moon-respond-urgently-to-climate-change-by-setting-a-renewable-energy-target-of-100-by-2050

 

Green your home! Book a household visit to find out how your home could reduce its energy consumption

http://www.himalayancentre.org/projects/green-your-home/

 

Enroll in a short online course

Religions for Peace has produced a short educational video on Laudato Si', the encyclical of Pope Franciem encouraging people to take action to heal and protect the earth. This educational video can be accessed through this link:

https://www.sdsnedu.org/learn/laudato-si-on-care-for-our-common-home-september-2015

Sign the postcard - A postcard created by the Board of Deputees of British Jews to send to your MP in London.

BoD_postcard_ARTWORK.pdf
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Interfaith Resources

‘Our Sacred Earth’ Interfaith Scotland booklet

http://www.interfaithscotland.org/resources/publications/

 

Our Voices: Bringing Faith to the Climate Talks

http://ourvoices.net/

 

The Alliance of Religions and Conservation

www.arcworld.org  

 

The Interfaith Summit on Climate Change

http://interfaithclimate.org/

 

The Interfaith Declaration on Climate Change

www.interfaithdeclaration.org

 

The Renewal Project - Documentary

http://renewalproject.net

Resources and Information from different faiths

Christian Resources

 

Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on ‘Care for our Common Home’ is available online. A distillation of key quotes and themes along with the full document and useful activities can be found on the following website:

www.interfaithpowerandlight.org

 

Anglican Church Statement on Climate Change

https://www.churchofengland.org/media-centre/news/2015/07/urgent-action-needed-on-climate-change-urges-synod.aspx

 

Eco-Congregations Scotland

www.ecocongregationscotland.org

http://www.ecocongregationscotland.org/materials/climate-change-2/

 

Christian Aid

http://www.christianaid.org.uk/ActNow/climate-justice/resources.aspx

 

Tearfund

http://www.tearfund.org/en/about_you/old_campaign_site/climatechange/

http://jubilee-centre.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Christianity-Climate-Change-and-Sustainable-Living-Bible-Studies.pdf

 

Muslim Resources

 

Islamic Declaration on Climate Change

http://islamicclimatedeclaration.org/islamic-declaration-on-global-climate-change/

 

The Muslim Green Guide to reducing Climate change

www.theecomuslim.com/2010/01/green-guide-for-muslims.html

 

Buddhist Resources

 

www.oneearthsangha.org

http://www.oneearthsangha.org/articles/resources-on-dharma-and-climate/

 

www.ecobuddhism.org

 

Baha’i Resources

 

The Baha’i International Community’s pages on social and sustainable development

http://bic.org/areas-of-work/social-and-sustainable-development

 

U.S. Baha’i website

www.bahai.us/sustainable-development

 

The International Environment Forum

www.iefworld.org

 

Sikh Resources

 

www.ecosikh.org

www.ecosikh.org/first-sikh-statement-on-climate-change-presented-by-ecosikh

 

Jewish Resources

 

Rabbinic letter on climate change

https://theshalomcenter.org/torah-pope-crisis-inspire-400-rabbis-call-vigorous-climate-action

 

www.jewishclimatecampaign.org

 

Hindu Resources

 

www.nhsf.org.uk/2009/12/hindu-declaration-on-climate-change

 

Pagan Resources

 

www.ecopagan.com

 

Brahma Kumaris Resources

 

www.environment.brahmakumaris.org

 

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Resources

 

http://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/environment-statements

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