This bible study from Operation Noah discusses caring for our neighbors. It begins by recommending to read Romans 8: 18-21 and Luke 10:25-37 and then goes on to discuss both passages. To read the entire Bible Study, click here.
Operation Noah launched Climate Change and the Purposes of God: a Call to the Church in 2012 at the start of the Christian season of Lent. It is a declaration that challenges churches to realize that care and concern about God’s creation is a foundation of the church’s mission. To read the entire document, click here.
JCAN is the Jewish Climate Action Network that aims to mobilize communities to take leadership in climate campaigns through education and reducing carbon footprints. Their mission includes making the Jewish voice on climate change heard, building relationships with environmental and justice leaders, inspiring and mobilizing Jewish communities, and providing informational resources on climate change action. To read more about JCAN, click here.
Operation Noah chair Nicky Bull reflects on the year ahead and how churches will fight for climate justice. The article discusses why churches must take a lead on climate change, what should be the priority, what steps to take, and the future. To read the entire article, click here.
This bible study is from Operation Noah and is a reflection on Romans 8:18-25.
“Creation, you see, was subjected to pointless futility, not of its own volition, but because of the one who placed it in this subjection, in the hope that creation itself would be freed from its slavery to decay, to enjoy the freedom that comes when God’s children are glorified.” Romans 8:20-21.
To read the entire bible study, click here.
Operation Noah is a Christian organization that supports interfaith work on climate change. Their mission is to promote and to develop leadership in response to the climate crisis, support the transition to 100% clean energy, engage Christian communities, and to produce resources to help Christians understand and explore the issues surrounding climate change. To read more, click here.
Dharma Gaia is an organization that aims to nurture awareness of the relation between Buddhism and ecology. They generate funds for Buddhist-inspired ecological projects in Asia and the developing world, motivate Buddhist communities to actively engage in the ecological challenges of the time, and publicize the efforts of engaged Buddhists working on environmental projects. To read more about Dharma Gaia, click here.
Climate Change, Ethics, and the Field of Greed is an article from the Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement. The author, Victor von der Heyde, discusses human’s everyday actions and decisions and how they impact our environment. He describes how most people take more than “their share,” and this gets into ethical territory. He then talks about eight ways that people rationalize their decisions and uses Buddhist perspectives to shed light on other answers. To read the entire article, click here.
“Let there be a community among you who call to the good, and enjoin the right and forbid the wrong.They are the ones who have success” Al Qur’an 3:104
This guidebook is part of the Misali Ethics Pilot Project under the Misali Conservation Project. The basis of Muslim social interaction is to establish good action and prohibit the bad. They believe that teaching others about the natural world and how to behave in it are important parts of this responsibility. This resource was designed to help teachers communicate this message and to cultivate respect for the environment. To read the entire guidebook, click here.
The Bhumi Project works toward long term sustainable plans beginning with the Nine-Year Plan. This document breaks down the plan into three main areas: networking, action, and education. They strive to encourage as many Hindu communities as possible to sign up to these plans. To read more about the Nine-Year Plan, click here.