Faith & Climate

Demonstrators at the People's Climate March in 2014. Many faith groups also participated in the march, which was the largest climate protest in history. Patricia Monteiro

Can Faith Motivate Environmental Action?

— Audubon staffers discuss how spiritual beliefs shape their work to fight climate change and protect birds.
Faith in Place partners with congregations and conservation groups to organize habitat stewardship trips, such as this one with the St. Benedict The African East parish at Whistler Woods Forest Preserve, Illinois. Courtesy of Faith in Place

How a Greener Church Benefits People and the Planet

— In Illinois, the nonprofit Faith in Place is spreading the environmental gospel to churches, synagogues, temples, and mosques.
Greenland #62, 47"X70", Soft Pastel on paper, 2013. Painting: Courtesy of the artist Zaria Forman.

What Faith Groups Are Doing To Fight Climate Change

— People of different denominations are taking action on the personal, political, and international level. Read their stories here.
Tafue Lusama sees this year's U.N. climate conference as the last hope for saving his home country and other Pacific Island nations. Rodney Dekker

Why Paris May Be One Sinking Nation's Last Hope

— A reverend and climate activist from Tuvalu explains what's happening in his home—and why the world must act now to save the island and its residents.
Pope Francis. Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk

Climate Change in the Spotlight as Pope Francis Visits the U.S.

— The pope is expected to highlight environmental issues during his trips to three American cities.

Highlights: Katharine Hayhoe's Plenary Lecture at the 2015 Audubon Convention

Katharine Hayhoe is an accomplished climate scientist, with over 100 peer-reviewed publications in the top journals in the field.

Pope Francis. Jeffrey Bruno/Aleteia/Flickr Creative Commons

Pope Francis Takes on Climate Change

— The Catholic leader urges his followers—and all humans—to acknowledge and fight global warming.
Illustration: IStock

North Carolina Vigil Raises Awareness for Climate-Threatened Birds

— On Earth Day, Audubon chapter leaders and employees connected birds to faith.