Scottish Episcopal Church endorses action on climate change.


At it’s General Synod in June the Scottish Episcopal Church passed the following motion.

Motion 17:  That this Synod endorse:

  • the actions being taken by Scottish Churches to influence Government so that the United Nations Climate Change Conference, to be held in Paris in December 2015, can result in firm and clear proposals to limit the rise in global mean surface temperature to no more than two degrees Centigrade;
  • the following practical steps being taken by the Scottish Episcopal Church through the Church in Society Committee:
  • Encouraging congregations to join Eco-Congregation Scotland;
  • Working collaboratively with other concerned organisations.