Climate Justice

 

Events

COP26 Global Day Of Action, Saturday 6th November
Send a message to World leaders attending COP26 by joining with people across the planet in a day of action for climate justice. The Belfast Day of Action gathers in Cornmarket at 12PM arriving at City Hall for 1PM. If you want, you can attend as part of a local action group such as RSPB or Tear Fund.
 

Climate Action

Presbyterian Church encourages prayers for planet ahead of global warming summit
Congregations across Ireland are being asked “to set aside one Sunday as a ‘Climate Sunday’, to focus on God’s creation and humanity’s responsibility to be good stewards of it” (newsletter.co.uk)
Healthy Planet Healthy People Petition
Catholics worldwide have been asked to sign the Healthy Planet, Healthy People Petition. Their website is full of great information and resources. (healthyplanetandpeople.org)
Loss and Damage
Imagine your house disappearing underwater due to rising sea levels; or being forced to flee your home due to an extended drought. You have no money to repair your home - no means to support your family - what do you do? Loss and damage refers to the negative impacts of climate change such as these, that go beyond our ability to mitigate or adapt. A video from lossanddamagecollaboration.org.
Tell Boris Johnson to support an International Loss and Damages Fund #TodayNotTomorrow
Sign a petition calling the UK government to show global leadership by declaring support for an International Loss and Damage Fund to compensate communities hit by climate disasters. (actionnetwork.org)
 

Education and Resources

Possible (formerly 10:10 Climate Action)
Their website provides resources across five key areas: Energy; Eat & Buy; Nature; Travel; Talking & Empowerment. (wearepossible.org)
Eco-Congregation Ireland
Eco-Congregation Ireland (ECI) encourages churches of all denominations to take an eco approach to worship, lifestyle, property and finance management, community outreach and contact with the developing world. (ecocongregationireland.com)
Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland is currently the least protected environment in the UK and Ireland. Friends of the Earth is a grassroots environmental organisation campaigning on local issues such as government legislation, planning and extraction industries. (friendsoftheearth.uk)
Climate change: IPCC report is 'code red for humanity'
Heating from humans has caused irreparable damage to the Earth that may get worse in coming decades. (bbc.co.uk)
Rights of Nature
This video produced by the Environmental Justice Network Ireland explores the concept of rights of nature. (ejni.net)
Green Christian
Green Christian is a community of ordinary Christians from all backgrounds and traditions who work to care for Creation through prayer, living simply, public witness, campaigning and mutual encouragement. (greenchristian.org.uk)
A Rocha
A Rocha is a Christian nature conservation organization founded in 1983. A Rocha projects are frequently cross-cultural in character, and share a community emphasis, with a focus on science and research, practical conservation and environmental education. (arocha.org)
Meditation
The Fitzroy Climate Group put together this collection of photos taken during the coronavirus pandemic.  The music is the Lost Words Blessing