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Climate Action Toolbox

Climate Conversations

 

  • Advocacy

    PCC Climate | WCC Climate

    PCC Climate submissions

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    Pacific Churches Call to COP26:
    Securing a Future for Our Pacific

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    Pacific Council of Churches Intervention to 
    "Faith and Science: Towards COP26"

     4pp

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    WCC Climate submissions

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    Statement from the Faith-Based Organizations to COP26

    Statement from the Faith-Based Organizations to the High-Level Ministerial Segment of the 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties – COP26 to the UNFCCC, Glasgow, United Kingdom 10 November 2021

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  • Education

    Education Resources will go here when available

  • CJWG Governance

    Policy and ToR
    Documents relating to the governance of the Working Group

    Policy and Terms of Reference

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    Climate Justice Policy
    - December 2018

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  • Parish Activities (Inspiration & Ideas)

    Inspiration & Ideas | Green Building

    Resources from Inspiration & Ideas

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    Climate Action Toolkit

    While these tools are built with businesses in mind, they will also largely apply to parishes and congregations as well

    • Action Plan - Learn where you can make an impact and create your emissions reduction plan.
    • Measure your emissions - Provide data on your activities and get an estimate of your carbon emissions.

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     Climate Action Toolbox Explainer Video (SBN)

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    Green Building 

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    Low Carbon Building Guide

    A resource for building and renovating churches and parsonages

     32pp

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    Guidelines on Green Houses of Worship

    UN Environment Programme

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    Praise for Christchurch's latest green church

    NZ Green Building Council Case Study

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    St Mary's Catholic Church

    NZ Green Building Council Case Study

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    Sustainable Building Overview

    The Anglican Diocese of London

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    6 Things to Consider Before Building a "Green" Church

    Aspen Group Blog Article

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    First Steps Toward a Sustainable Building

    The Church of England | Policy and Thinking | Environment and Climate Change | How You can Act

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    Greening Church Buildings

    EcoCongregations Scotland | Ideas for Action | Guidelines on Caring for Church Premises

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    Sustainable Management of Historic Heritage: Guide No. 6: Building Act 2004

    NZ Historic Places Trust | Pouhere Taonga

     32pp

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  • Theology

    Eco-theology and relevant Methodist theology and  ecclesiology materials 

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    Climate Justice Matters

     

    Climate Justice Matters Video

    Climate Justice Matters - a presentation by the Climate Justice Working Group to the Methodist Church of NZ - Te Hāhi o Weteriana.

    The video features 3 presentations on different aspects of the challenges posed by Climate Change.

    • 'Elisapesi Havea
    • Te Aroha Rountree
    • Emily Colgan
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     Full YouTube video

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