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Christianity - Protestant Denominations and Organizations

 

Church of Scotland


Church and Society Council Responding to Climate Change
http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/councils/churchsociety/csclimate.htm


Church of Sweden
 
Church of Sweden’s Position on Climate Change and Development
April 24, 2008
http://csc.ceceurope.org/fileadmin/filer/csc/Climate_Change/CSC_ChurchofSwedenpositionCCanddev.pdf


Church of the Brethren
 
Resolution on Global Warming and Atmospheric Degradation
October 21, 1991
http://support.brethren.org/site/DocServer/1991_Global_Warming_and_Atmospheric_Degradation.pdf?docID=922


Episcopal Church / Anglican Communion 

Episcopalians Confronting Climate Change
By Lisa Palmer
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media
March 6, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/03/episcopalians-confronting-climate-change/

The Hope We Share: A Vision For Copenhagen
A Statement from the Anglican Communion Environmental Network
http://acen.anglicancommunion.org/index.cfm
October 12, 2009
http://acen.anglicancommunion.org/_userfiles/File/copenhagen_ACEN.pdf

Resolution B002: Response to Global Warming
2007
http://gc2006.org/legislation/view_leg_detail.aspx?id=188&type=ORIGINAL

Common Declaration of Pope Benedict XVI and The Archbishop of Canterbury His Grace Rowan Williams
November 23, 2006
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/speeches/2006/november/documents/hf_ben-xvi_spe_20061123_common-decl_en.html


Evangelical

"Preachable Moments: Evangelical Christians and Climate Change"
June 28, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/06/preachable-moments-evangelical-christians-and-climate-change/

"For Katharine Hayhoe, Climate Change Not a Leap of Faith"
March 29, 2012
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/for-katharine-hayhoe-climate-change-not-a-leap-of-faith?utm-source=feedburner&utm-medium=feed&utm-campaign=Feed%3A+ClimateCentral-News+%28Climate+Central+-+News%29&utm-content=FeedBurner

Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action
The Evangelical Climate Initiative
http://christiansandclimate.org/
February 8, 2006
http://christiansandclimate.org/learn/call-to-action/

Global Warming Briefing for Evangelical Leaders
Evangelical Environmental Network
2005
http://www.creationcare.org/files/global_warming_briefing.pdf

On the Care of Creation: An Evangelical Declaration on the Care of Creation
Evangelical Environmental Network http://www.creationcare.org/
1994
http://www.creationcare.org/blank.php?id=39

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Lutherans Reflect on Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen
December 31, 2009
http://www.elca.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Communication-Services/News/Releases.aspx?a=4377;#&&a=4377

Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice
1993
http://www.elca.org/Our-Faith-In-Action/Justice/Advocacy/Issues/Environment-and-Energy/Global-Warming-Climate-Change.aspx


National Council of Churches of Christ

Eco-Justice Programs
http://www.nccecojustice.org/globalwarming.htm


Presbyterian Church U.S.A.


Provocative Thanksgiving
A sermon by Tom F. Driver
November 18, 2012
http://fore.research.yale.edu/files/Provocative_Thanksgiving_sermon_by_Driver.pdf

Presbyterians and Climate Change
By Julie Halpert
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media
April 19, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/presbyterians-and-climate-change/

Call to Restore the Creation
1990
http://www.pcusa.org/environment/restore.htm


Quaker / Society of Friends

A Quaker response to the crisis of climate change
June 2009
http://www.quaker.org.uk/quaker-response-crisis-climate-change

Responding to climate change
http://www.quaker.org.uk/responding-climate-change

About the Responsibility to Address Global Climate Change
2000
http://www.nccecojustice.org/globalwarmingfriends.htm


Reformed Church in America

Climate Change Update by the Commission on Christian Action
1993
http://www.nccecojustice.org/globalwarmingreformed.htm


Southern Baptist


Baptists and Climate Change
By Sara Peach
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media 
March 13, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/03/baptists-and-climate-change/

Southern Baptist Declaration on the Environment and Climate Change
The Southern Baptist Environment and Climate Initiative
March 10, 2008
http://www.baptistcreationcare.org/node/1


Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

Climate Change and Unitarian Universalism: Exploring the connections between faith and the struggle for climate justice
Blog, June 21, 2013
http://divestfossilfuels.wordpress.com/

Statement of Conscience on Global Warming/Climate Change
2006
http://www.uua.org/socialjustice/socialjustice/statements/8061.shtml

Beyond Science: Ethical/Religious Dimensions of Global Warming
June 23, 2006
http://uuministryforearth.org/globalwarming/BeyondScienceGA2006.pdf

Injustice of Global Climate Change
http://www.uua.org/environment/climate/102145.shtml


United Church of Christ

The United Church of Christ and Climate Change
By Christine Woodside
The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media
April 5, 2012
http://www.yaleclimatemediaforum.org/2012/04/the-united-church-of-christ-and-climate-change/

A Resolution on Climate Change
2007
http://www.ucc.org/synod/resolutions/climate-change-final.pdf


United Methodist Church

God’s Creation and the Church
2004
http://archives.umc.org/interior_print.asp?ptid=4&mid=963

Environmental Justice for a Sustainable Future
2004
http://archives.umc.org/interior_print.asp?ptid=4&mid=959

Environmental Stewardship
2000
http://archives.umc.org/interior_print.asp?ptid=4&mid=962


World Alliance of Reformed Churches

The Accra Confession: Covenanting for Justice in the Economy and the Earth
2004
http://www.pcusa.org/acswp/pdf/accra.pdf


World Council of Churches (WCC)

WCC Climate Change Update #52
July 2011
http://www.oikoumene.org/index.php?id=8511

Statement to the high-level segment of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP11 and COP/MOP1)
December 9, 2005
http://www.oikoumene.org/en/resources/documents/wcc-programmes/justice-diakonia-and-responsibility-for-creation/climate-change-water/091205-statement-to-cop-11-and-copmop-1.html




Protestant Joint Statements

Episcopal Church, Church of Sweden, ELCA commitment: "Sustaining hope in the face of climate change"
The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs
May 2, 2013
http://www.episcopalchurch.org/fr/node/15517

“Climate Revival” Statement of New England Regional Environmental Ministries
April 27, 2013
Statement
Media Release