ARRCC's Religious Leaders champions released an Open Letter on Climate Change to the Australian Public, drawing attention to one of the most urgent moral issues facing us in the upcoming election: climate change.
Author: Miriam Pepper
Originally composed in the leadup to the 2013 Federal elections, the messages from the Australian leadership of the Hindu, Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist and Christian religions are just as relevant today. The letter now stands as evidence of the united stance of people of faith on climate change.
Resolutions passed by the NSW/ACT Synod of the Uniting Church in April show that it is possible for religious institutions to take concerted action on climate change.
ARRCC President Thea Ormerod recently wrote an article for inclusion in a number of different Christian religious media.
The vigil on Capital Hill, 25th - 28th June 2012
Thea Ormerod, ARRCC President reports on the Youth Climate Embassy in Canberra.
ARRCC's Eat Less Meat working group recently prepared a submission on Australia's new dietary guidelines.
ARRCC responds to the Climate and Health Alliance - calling on them to include a reduction in meat consumption in their asks and communications.
People from over 40 religious communities across Australia, including Christian, Buddhist, Muslim and Sikh groups, participated in Ride to Worship Week this October. Every state and territory, except for Tasmania and the Northern Territory, was represented.
Recently ARRCC organised a delegation of Religious Leaders from a number of states to visit Parliament House in Canberra and meet with the Prime Minister and other politicians about the urgent need for climate action. Following the visit a public forum was held.
Author: Melanie Ridout
Hundreds of people from faith communities across Australia answered the call to leave their car at home and cycle, walk, share a lift or catch public transport to their religious activities during Ride to Worship Week (9-15 October 2010).
Author: Miriam Pepper
That faith communities are leading the way in sustainability became evident at a formal Awards Dinner celebrating World Environment Day on 5th June.