Faiths for Climate Reparations

Thursday 18 July & Monday 12 August
19:00-20:30 (UK time)

Faiths for Climate Reparations

This two-part learning experience explores the links between climate justice and reparations, and what this could mean within faith circles. Resources for reading and reflection will be provided between sessions.

Do you want to know what “climate justice” means? Are you keen to find out how a justice-centered approach addresses the climate crisis? Are you looking for a welcoming space where you can bring your unique spiritual and/or religious motivations to tackle the climate emergency?

Reparations is now a core element of Britain Yearly Meeting’s central work. The topic is wide-ranging, and this course seeks to explore the links with climate breakdown. This course is designed to help you address these questions and feel part of a community of action.

Shanon Shah from Faith for the Climate will share some practical, interfaith examples of climate reparations work. Their diverse network provides unique opportunities:
• To understand the root causes of climate breakdown and how it is connected with other forms of injustice.
• To offer a model of collaboration that draws upon our deepest personal inspirations and lived experiences as people of faith.

In Session 1
Shanon will share an in-depth example that can help us identify the concrete historical and political factors that have given rise to demands for climate reparations. We will also refer to a framework that can help us analyse this and other examples systematically.

Resources to read, watch and reflect on will be shared between sessions.

In Session 2
We will reconvene to address any questions or concerns that may have arisen in the intervening time, then move into a worship-sharing space of deep reflection, and perhaps moving towards discerning our next steps.

This course is part of a series exploring re-visioning, click here to discover other courses in this series.

This course will involve:

DiscussionSpeakerZoom Session

Accessibility info:

On the booking form, there is a chance for you to let us know about any accessibility or communication adjustments that will enable you to participate more fully in the course. Automated Zoom closed captions are available for all live sessions but if you feel you require more accurate closed captioning please email us directly in addition to booking.

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