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 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.

Offers insight into ecology and the environment.

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

Raising awareness of environmental justice issues

Founded by Christian Ecology Link and Churches Together in Britain and Ireland. Operation Noah was the first Christian campaign to focus exclusively on the urgent need to address climate change.


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.

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Climate change policy papers.

UK Government Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs.

UK Government Department for International Development

Making a direct link between the need for environmental security and the defence of basic human rights.

Friends of the Earth:campaigning for solutions to environmental problems.

Global Justice Now is a UK-based anti-poverty campaigning organisation.

Based in Kenya and is mobilised to raise community consciousness – using tree planting as an entry point – for self-determination, equity, improved livelihoods and security, and environmental conservation.

Committed to defending the planet and promoting peace, to achieving positive change through action, and to realising its vision of a green and peaceful world.

The Institute of Science in Society: providing critical and accessible scientific information to the public and to promoting social accountability and ecological sustainability in science.

The International Energy Agency is an autonomous organisation which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 28 member countries and beyond.

The Iona Community is a dispersed Christian ecumenical community working for peace and social justice, rebuilding of community and the renewal of worship.

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 seek 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.

The largest student network in Britain campaigning to end world poverty, defend human rights and protect the environment.

The Soil Association a membership charity campaigning for planet-friendly food and farming.

Promoting the design of communities, environments, projects, systems, services, materials and products which enhance the quality of life of and are not harmful to living species and planetary ecology.

A Christian international aid and development agency working globally to end poverty and injustice, and to restore dignity and hope in some of the world’s poorest communities.

The UK Food Group is the principal UK network for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working on global food and agriculture issues.

The United Nations Environment Programme: it’s mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment.

Fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with people affected by globalisation.

A worldwide fellowship of 349 churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service.