The Anglican map of Climate Change Impacts is designed to raise awareness about climate change impacts, as perceived by some Anglicans, and what Anglican organisations around the world are doing about climate change. All information for this map has been sourced from Anglican organisations (including Anglican Alliance) and clergy.
How is ABM tackling Climate Change?
What do the following extreme weather events in 2018 all have in common: Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines, Cyclone Gita in Tonga, and floods in Kenya? What about these events in 2017: Cyclone Donna in Vanuatu, floods in Sri Lanka and drought across East Africa? What they all have in common is that they all became disasters, exacerbated (if not caused) by climate change. And the Anglican Board of Mission in Australia responded to all of them. Read more.
For ABM’s work on climate change with ACT Alliance, a worldwide coalition of 150 churches and faith-based organisations, see the article ACT Alliance Statement on Climate Change in the Pacific.
ABM Climate Change Position Statement
In 2018, climate change continued to exact a heavy toll and ABM continued to respond to climate-induced disasters in the Asia-Pacific and Africa. In December 2018, ABM formally adopted the following position statement on climate change: ABM Climate Change Position Statement
Walande Island and a village lost to the sea
Rt Rev William Pwaisiho takes a journey to visit the remote island of Walande in the Malaita Province of the Solomon Islands. Originally from Malaita, Rt Rev Pwaisiho has spent a number of recent years living in the Diocese of Chester in England, and so had not visited Walande Island since 2002. Read more.
Do you want to help reverse the effects of Climate Change, and stand in solidarity with these Pacific communities?