Orthodox Statements and Homilies on Climate Change

Message to the UNFCCC COP24 Session
HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
December 3-14, 2018,  Katowice, Poland

Vanishing Glaciers: An Evening with James Balog
By George P. Nassos

The Rising Seas with Require Adaptation
By George P. Nassos

Message to the UNFCCC COP22 Session
November 7-18, 2016, Marrakech, Morocco

Message for World Oceans Day
HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
June 8, 2016

Global Climate Change and Spiritual Principles 
Observations at the COP21 UN Summit
December 6th, 2015

Global Climate Change and Public Health
Observations at the COP21 UN Summit
December 4th, 2015

Letter to the Church
HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
August 26, 2015

Message to the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change
HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
New York, September 21st, 2014

When will we live more simply?
Speech by HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
November 14th, 2013, Warsaw, Poland

An Open Letter to COP-17
By HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Durban, South Africa
November 28, 2011

Message at Bangkok Climate Change Talks
HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
September 26, 2009

Climate Change and Social Justice
August 12th, 2005

Environment and Spirituality
HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
September 20, 2005

Message at Bangkok Climate Change Talks
HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
September 26, 2009

Climate Change, Human Security, and Development Cooperation
HAH Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
May 30, 2008

The Cross of Climate Change
Homily on Climate Change
by Ted Strat
June 29, 2016

Global Climate and the Plight of the People of Tuvalu and Kiribati
Observations at the COP21 UN Summit
December 1, 2015

Citing a looming global climate crisis, world leaders gather for talks
Observations at the COP21 UN Summit
November 30, 2015

Global Climate Change and its Impacts upon the Oceans
Observations at the COP21 UN Summit
December 3, 2015

The Voice of the Orthodox Church on Global Climate Disruption
His Eminence Archbishop Seraphim of Zimbabwe
June 18, 2014

Global Climate Change: A Moral and Spiritual Challenge
The Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas
May 23, 2007

Climate of Fear-or Climate of Grace
By Fr. Christopher H. Bender
August 5, 2005