Climate Change Resources

Listed below are some of the best resources that the FAN research team has found on climate change and faith. Please use these in fostering relationships, building awareness, and organizing for climate justice. Continue to check back as new resources are added as we receive them.

Franciscan Approaches and Spirituality:
A Franciscan Approach to Climate Change (explores topics of kinship and Incarnationality)
Franciscans and Environmental Justice (by OFM Friars, with a good, brief look at St. Francis and ecology)
Holy Name Province of OFM's Resource Page

Faith Statements, Tools, and Study Guides:
Sample Letter to the Editor for the feast of St. Francis (especially applicable to Catholic news services)

Sample Prayers of the Faithful for the feast of St. Francis

Catholic Creation Calendar Honoring the Patron Saints of God's Creation (the attached PDF below) from the Ohio Catholic Rural Life Conference

Interfaith Power and Light
Catholic Climate Covenant
Bulletin articles for Catholic Parishes

Climate Science Factsheets:
Environmental Defense Fund
Young Evangelicals for Climate Action (A listing of several sites on climate change as it relates to the economy, migration, carbon taxes and why Americans disagree about climate change.)

Do the Math by
Sun Come Up
Chasing Ice