Environment Organisations

A list of organisations committed to combating climate change and promoting environmental justice.

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These organisations promote awareness raising and action to help protect our common home.

The Laudato Si Movement, formerly the Global Catholic Climate Movement, was founded in 2015 and is a global coalition of Catholics and Catholic organisations dedicated to tackling the Climate Crisis. They run Laudato Si’ animator training courses throughout the year. Please contact: animators@laudatosimovement.org.

The Laudato Si’ Animators in the UK has an active Facebook page. You can use the link to join the support and campaigning network of active Catholics. The group aims to enthuse parishes and schools in their response to the climate crisis. The Laudato Si’ Animators work with CAFOD and Justice and Peace groups to promote Pope Francis’ encyclical.

The Season of Creation begins on 1 September, the Day of Prayer for Creation, and ends on 4 October, the feast day of St Francis. Resources for prayer, organising events and advocacy work.

This Vatican Dicastery promotes the integral development of the person in light of the Gospel and in line with the Social Doctrine of the Church. It dedicates particular attention to taking care of the goods of justice, peace and the safeguarding of Creation.

Journey to 2030 is a campaign responding to Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’. It is encouraging the church to lead the way in tackling climate change and the ecological crisis.

The official Catholic aid agency for England and Wales. A collection of prayers, reflections and other resources on the theme of environment and creation are available.

An organisation established by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in 2002.

The Columbans regard climate change as a matter of life and death for millions of poor people.

Raising awareness of environmental justice issues

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund, the official aid and international development charity of the Catholic Church in Scotland.

Catholic communities in the US taking action to reduce our carbon footprint.

A place for the Edinburgh Jesuit Community to present issues of spirituality, social justice and adult faith formation to the city of Edinburgh and beyond.

The National Board of Catholic Women (NBCW) seeks to promote the presence, participation and responsibilities of Catholic women in the Church and society in order to enable them to fulfil their evangelical mission and to work for the Common Good.

An international Christian peacemaking movement, based on the gospel and inspired by faith. Its vision is of a world where people can live in peace and without fear of violence, in all its forms. It believes in the power of prayer, reconciliation, forgiveness, justice and nonviolence and of the right to live in a culture which promotes these values and treats the whole of God’s creation in a respectful and just manner.