Faith Resources

Many Faith for the Climate members and partners, both in the UK and internationally, provide fantastic resources to engage, equip and inspire faith communities for action on climate change. Find these resources below.


A Rocha is a Christian conservation charity that set up Eco Church, an environmental audit and award scheme for Churches. With 1100 Churches already signed up around the UK, you will have the option to find out more and to register your Church on the night.

Bhumi Global is a worldwide Hindu response to the environmental issues facing our planet.

Brahma Kumaris are a spiritual organisation whose main aim is to help people experience greater well-being through inner peace and universal values.

CAFOD is an international development charity and the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

Carbon Brief is a UK-based website covering the latest developments in climate science, climate policy and energy policy. We specialise in clear, data-driven articles and graphics to help improve the understanding of climate change, both in terms of the science and the policy response. 

Christian Aid works with local partners and communities to fight global injustice, respond to humanitarian emergencies, campaign for change and help support people to claim their rights.

Christian Climate Action is a community of Christians in the UK supporting each other in acts of non-violent direct action and public witness, as a way of following Jesus Christ in the face of climate breakdown. 

Church of England’s Environment Programme exists to enable the whole church to address – in faith, practice and mission – the issue of climate change.

Climate Outreach helps people understand climate change in their own voice and has become Europe’s leading climate communication organisation. They produce world-leading advice and practical tools for engagement by combining scientific research methods.

Climate Stewards is a UK-based charity to help you offset unavoidable carbon emissions by supporting community forestry, water filter and cookstove projects in Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and Mexico.

Climate Sunday is being organised by the Environmental Issues Network (EIN) of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI), gathering together the environmental “leads” of the major denominations, some Christian orders, and the Christian environmental and relief and development agencies.

Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement (DANCE) is a space for connecting to explore the breadth of possible Dharma responses to climate change and related issues.

Eco Dharma Network was created in 2019 in response to the climate emergency. They are a network offering a platform to strengthen the capacity of UK-based Buddhist communities to take climate action and coordinate wide-ranging initiatives.

Eco-Judaism is designed to provide a practical and simple roadmap for synagogues to become environmentally friendly. Eco Synagogue was developed in partnership with A Rocha, the founder of Eco Church, and launched in January 2018.

Eco-Sikh UK is a unified inter-faith response to help combat climate change, global warming and biodiversity loss. Eco-Sikh UK is a non-profit organisation which is part of a wider global climate action programme by Eco-Sikh – the Sikh community’s contribution to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) / Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) Plans for Generational Change Project.

Footsteps (Faiths for a Low-Carbon Future) brings together faith groups in Birmingham to respond to the challenge of moving to a low-carbon future.

Green Christian helps their members to understand, relate and realise their responsibility to care for God’s creation through their faith. They provide prayer guides and resources to support Christians from all backgrounds and traditions with insights into ecology and environmental issues.

Green Journey provides environmental audits and advice to Churches and Church organisations to reduce energy costs while reducing environmental impact.

Green New Deal UK is a non-profit organisation formed in 2019 by organisers who are committed to social, economic and climate justice.

Hindu Climate Action aims to encourage and promote a shift in consciousness amongst Hindu communities in the UK to tackle climate change and create a greener and more compassionate future. It is a project of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies.

Hope for the Future is a Sheffield-based climate change charity supporting constituents to meet their MP and discuss climate change by finding common ground. HFTF work to find ways of communicating the climate crisis more effectively to politicians.

Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences (IFEES) is an Islamic environmental organisation founded in 1994. They have produced a range of educational materials aimed at raising Muslims’ awareness of environmental issues, and is involved in numerous conservation and education projects throughout the Muslim world.

Living Lent is an initiative of the Joint Public Issues Team of the Baptist Union, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church and the URC, enabling Christians to make personal commitments to changing lifestyles for the climate.

Live Simply is an opportunity for Roman Catholic communities – parishes, schools, religious orders and chaplaincies – to respond to Pope Francis’ invitation in Laudato Si’.

Muslim Declare was born out of a friendship between a small group of Muslims who are concerned that world leaders are putting communities at risk by failing to act swiftly on climate change. Its aim is to provide spaces for Muslim communities to share their political knowledge, campaigning experience and aspirations for a just and sustainable society.

Operation Noah is a Christian response to the climate change crisis. They work across all denominations, including in their Bright Now campaign enabling Churches to consider and pray for fossil fuel divestment.

Pray and Fast for the Climate is a movement of Christians praying and fasting on the 1st of each month for climate justice.

Quakers in Britain – In 2011 Quakers in Britain made a corporate commitment to become a low-carbon, sustainable community and we support each other to live out this commitment. 

Religions for Peace UK is a charitable organisation, and is the independent UK Chapter of Religions for Peace International, a global, United Nations-accredited multi-religious coalition which has been guided by the vision of a world in which religious communities cooperate effectively for peace since 1970.

Sadeh is a farm and environmental community centre based on Jewish values. Their work is focused on regenerative land practices; cross-communal and inclusive Jewish engagement; and local and interfaith community building.

Tearfund works to support communities around the world to overcome the effects of poverty and disasters and encourages Christians in the UK to pray and act on climate change, including by changing our lifestyles.

The Bahu Trust is a Sufi Muslim organisation which runs 22 mosques in the UK.

The Catholic Church Bishops’ Conference in England and Wales includes resources on Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato si’, links to Vatican documents concerning the environment, theology resources, plus information for those at home, work, school and in the parish. 

The Climate Coalition is the national umbrella body of 130 organisations working on climate change. Faith communities throughout the country are invited to join in with their Show the Love campaign each February.

The Climate Justice Coalition is a civil society coalition made of groups and individuals from a range of constituencies in Scotland and the rest of the UK, including trade unions, direct action networks, climate justice groups, environment and development NGOs, faith groups, students and youth, migrant and racial justice networks.

The Faith & Belief Forum works towards a connected and supportive society where people of different faiths, beliefs and cultures have strong, productive and lasting relations. They were founded in 1997 as the Three Faiths Forum and became the Faith & Belief Forum in 2018.

The Inter Faith Network for the UK works to promote understanding, cooperation and good relations between organisations and persons of different faiths in the UK.”

The Network of Buddhist Organisations runs Buddhist Action Month (BAM), an annual Buddhist festival to inspire and support social change and care for the environment. In 2019 BAM focussed on encouraging Buddhist action on climate change.

Wisdom in Nature delivers talks, workshops and training in the field of sustainability and Islamic ecology, for a wide cross-section of society: from the general public to schools, from local councils to Islamic organisations and faith groups.

XR Jews invite all Jews and friends to join us in the International Rebellion, as we participate in the most urgent act of tikkun olam (repairing the world) that has ever been required of us.


Adamah is the Jewish lab for sustainability. They work to create a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community, and a healthier and more sustainable world for all.

Al-Mizan: A Covenant for the Earth is a major Islamic initiative on environmental stewardship that has been launched at the United Nations Environment Assembly. It is a landmark document drafted by leading Islamic eco theologians and practitioners from around the world, it presents a comprehensive Islamic framework on ecological and moral responsibility, urging collective action to combat climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution, and protection of our planet.

Eco-Dharma Centre offers courses, events and retreats which support the development of an ecological consciousness honouring our mutual belonging within the web of life – drawing on the Buddhist Dharma and the emerging ecological paradigms of our time.

EcoMENA is a volunteer-driven initiative to create mass environmental awareness and foster sustainability worldwide. Based in the Middle East.

EcoSikh connects Sikh values, beliefs, and institutions to the most important environmental issues facing our world. They draw on the rich tradition of the Sikh Gurus and the Khalsa Panth to shape the behaviour and outlook of Sikhs, ensuring that our deep reverence for all creation remains a central part of the Sikh way of life.

Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)’s work includes helping Friends to live sustainably and sustain life on Earth; the annual  World Quaker Day of fellowship on the first Sunday in October; and the  Quaker United Nations Offices in New York and Geneva.

GreenFaith is an interfaith coalition for the environment that works with houses of worship, religious schools, and people of all faiths to help them become better environmental stewards.

Islamic Relief is an international aid agency that provides humanitarian relief and development programmes in over 30 countries, serving communities in need regardless of race, political affiliation, gender or belief.

Jewish Eco Seminars (JES) engages and educates the Jewish community by revealing the powerful connection between ecological innovation and Jewish values.

JTree is a collective Jewish response led by Eco Synagogue, which aims to plant and protect forests, and repairing the damage already done to them.

One Earth Sangha is a platform providing resources to support living the Dharma within the planetary emergency.

Religions for Peace is the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious coalition advancing common action for peace, since 1970, by working to advance multi-religious consensus on positive aspects of peace as well as concrete actions to stop war, help eliminate extreme poverty and protect the earth.

SAFCEI (Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute) is a multi-faith organisation committed to supporting faith leaders and their communities in Southern Africa to increase awareness, understanding and action on eco-justice, sustainable living and climate change.

The Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development (ICSD) reveals the connection between religion and ecology and mobilizes faith communities to act. ICSD works on a global basis, with current engagement in Africa, the Middle East, North America, and Europe.

The Jewish Ecological Coalition (JECO) was set up to emphasise and deepen the Jewish commitment to sustainability and to raise awareness within and beyond the Jewish community about Judaism’s strong environmental message.