climate

CPJ joins the Global Climate Strike

On Friday, September 27, 2019, CPJ is joining Global Climate Strike activities across Canada. Strikes will take place in at least 160 Canadian communities in every province and territory in a massive outpouring of support for bold, far-reaching climate action.

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Prayers and Action for Climate Justice

To mark the Season of Creation and lend support to Global Climate Action Week, CPJ is hosting aa week-long national prayer chain. Prayers for Creation begins on Friday, September 20 at 12noon and will continue until 4pm on Friday, September 27, 2019. You are invited to commit to an hour of prayer for the flourishing of creation….

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Environmental Displacement: Why Immigration and Climate Change Policy Must Intersect

As climate change continues to affect growing regions of the world—threatening to create as many as 200 million environmental migrants by the year 2050—Canada’s immigration policy must address the issue of environmental displacement.

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7 Ways Youth Can Reduce Their Ecological Footprints

Climate change is an urgent issue that requires immediate action. Life as we know it is not sustainable at the current rate of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. GHGs are released into the atmosphere by human activities, such as transportation, farming, use of electronics. Climate scientists have produced significant research demonstrating the risks of rising emissions and concerned citizens are doing their best to encourage action. Now, it is up to us to make a difference. We must reduce our personal emissions and press the government to ensure that larger emitters do the same!

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Canadian Unitarian Council Climate Action

Statement on climate change: “Canadian Unitarian Universalists recognize that the ecological support systems upon which all life depends are threatened. A growing world population and the failure of our institutions to manage economic growth have created an environmental crisis. Climate change is an acknowledged result of these failures – negative impacts to ecological and social systems…

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Presbyterian Church in Canada Climate Action

Church statements on climate change: “Climate change poses a significant threat to people and to the earth’s ecosystem. Christian teachings proclaim that creation is a gift from God, and that to thrive, human beings are called to honour God as Creator. Climate change will have a devastating impact on vulnerable regions such as the Arctic,…

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Mennonite Church of Canada Climate Action

Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective: We believe that God has created the heavens and the earth and all that is in them, and that God preserves and renews what has been made. All creation ultimately has its source outside itself and belongs to the Creator. The world has been created good because God…

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Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Climate Action

Position on Climate Change: The ELCIC understands that: Climate change is real and influenced by human actions; Increasingly severe impacts are already being experienced on every continent, with growing economic and social costs; If we act now it will still be possible to keep global warming below the internationally agreed danger-threshold of an increase of…

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Canadian Catholic Climate Action

The Pope’s reflections on climate change: In May 2015, Pope Francis released his encyclical letter, Laudato si’ (LS), addressed “to every person living on this planet.” In this letter, the Pope identifies Climate as  a common good, belonging to all and meant for all (LS25). He states that “climate change represents one of the principal…

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Putting our Money where our Mouth is: Climate Change and Public Finance in Canada

It is time for policy and financial decisions that move us towards the Paris Agreement. The Government of Canada not only has an historic responsibility to end this funding, but this is also a tremendous opportunity to provide climate leadership by taking meaningful action.

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