Here Are the Surprisingly Aligned Positions on Climate Change and Global Warming from the World's Major Religions

Most major world religions have released important statements on the need to end Climate Change and Global Warming. Here they are.

The following list (organized alphabetically first by religion, then by denomination) demonstrates the unity within the major world religions on the need to end climate change and global warming.

Please let us know if there are any additional statements by other religions not included that you would like to see included.

The following list is alphabetical: 


Seizing the Opportunity: Redefining the Challenge of Climate Change

A Statement Of The Bahá’í International Community To The United Nations Climate Change Conference In Paris, France


Buddhist Declaration on Climate Change

A Western Soto Zen Buddhist Statement on the Climate Crisis


Baptist – A Southern Baptist Declaration on the Environment and Climate Change

Catholic – U.S. Catholic Bishops’ Statement on Climate Change

Catholic – the Vatican on Climate Change

Church of the Brethren�-Statement on Global Climate Change

Episcopal Church USA, The Church of Sweden and the ELCA: “Sustaining hope in the face of climate change” joint commitment

National Association of Evangelicals – Call to Action

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America – Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America – Issue Paper: Global Warming and Climate Change

Mennonite – Creation Care Network

Presbyterian Church USA -U.S. Energy Policy and Global Warming

Quaker – Earthcare Mission Program

United Church of Christ – A Resolution on Climate Change

United Methodist Church – Church Statement on Climate Change


Hindu Declaration on Climate Change


Interfaith Declaration on Climate Change (IDCC)


The (Yale) Forum on Religion and Ecology – Judaism and Climate Change


Islam Faith Statement on Ecology


A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment


A Shared Quaker Statement – Facing the Challenge of Climate Change


Sikh Statement on Climate Change

Unitarian Universalist

Unitarian Universalist – Threat of Global Warming/Climate Change

Additional Statements

18 Faith Traditions statements in one document compiled by IPL intern Rachel Clyde

The (Yale) Forum on Religion and Ecology

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