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Climate Change

The United Church of Canada, together with other churches in Canada and around the world, is deeply concerned about climate change. This issue has profound ethical and moral dimensions: climate change is being caused largely by the polluting emissions from richer, over-developed countries but the consequences will be suffered disproportionately by poorer developing nations, vulnerable ecosystems, and future generations.

Information and Action

UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, 2009

See interviews on YouTube from Guillermo Kerber Mas of the World Council of Churches, United Church Moderator Mardi Tindal, and Nick Nadeau of the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition. View the Renew the Face of the Earth PowerPoint presentation to the UN side event in Copenhagen by Joy Kennedy, representing the United Church on the World Council of Churches Climate Change Working Group.

Related Partners and Programs

The United Church works in partnership with organizations in Canada and around the world to address the issue of climate change, including the following:

Conference Connections

United Church communities work on climate change through a variety of initiatives at the local and regional level. Here are some examples:

For more information on initiatives in your local area, please contact your local Conference office.

Background, Resources, and Links

For more information, contact the Church in Mission Unit .

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