Climate change

The effects of climate change are already impacting our fragile planet, and the fragile lives depending on it.

Climate change hurts the poorest people in world; those who have done the least cause it. Scientists tell us that we must prevent global temperatures from rising 2°C above today's global average if we are to prevent acute water shortages for 1-3 billion people – that’s a fifth to three-fifths of humanity, sea levels increasing by up to 95cm by 2100, which would submerge 18% of Bangladesh, 40-60 million more people exposed to malaria across Africa, and 30 million more people going hungry as agricultural yields diminish across the globe.

SPEAK campaigns on climate change independently, and also as part of the Climate Coalition...

Join our photo petition to tell the government why climate change matters to all of us, not just a few ‘greenies’!
This is an important time in the course of history for God's world. Join SPEAK as we push for a fossil free UK...
Climate change impacts on our global human neighbours, and on justice issues, and the Bible is full of teaching on how we should love our neighbours as ourselves and seek justice. But aside from the Biblical basis for looking after our fellow human beings, the Bible also has plenty to say about looking after the rest of creation. Here's a taster:
It's hard to know how to pray for something as big as climate change, but here are some ideas that might help you and your group...