The Episcopal Church & COP 28
Beginning with the historic Paris Agreement summit in 2015, the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church has sent a delegation to the Conference of Parties (COP), the annual United Nations Climate Summit. A delegation from The Episcopal Church will be part of The 28th session of the Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, also known as COP28, will be held November 30th – December 12th in Dubai, UAE.
The Episcopal Church has outlined specific priorities for advocacy including:
These priorities can be viewed in full, here.
Ways to stay engaged:
The support of the wider Episcopal church is critical to the impact of our COP28 delegation. We’re grateful for your engagement!
Join us for compline on Thursdays and Mondays starting this Thursday, November 30th at 8 PM ET! https://tinyurl.com/
Visit our Episcopal Church COP28 website and look out for more resources and blog posts: https://www.
episcopalchurch.org/ ministries/creation-care/ cop28/
Register today for our COP28 Closing event on December 15th at 3 PM ET https://tinyurl.com/
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter/X at @EpiscopalClimate and @EpiscopalUN. Join the conversation with #COP28 #Episcopal #EpiscopalClimate
Other links and resources:
Episcopal Church Press Release announcing the delegation: https://www.
episcopalchurch.org/ publicaffairs/presiding- bishop-announces-episcopal- church-delegation-to-united- nations-cop28-conference/
NEW Faith Pavilion at COP28 – visit this website for more details, event livestreams, and meditation cards: https://faithatcop28.
General Convention deputies are convening a Creation Care Caucus (AKA “Green Deputies”) comprised of Deputies and Alternates, Lay and Clergy, from all Dioceses and Provinces, to prepare for and participate in General Convention 81 in Louisville, Kentucky in 2024. Contact Emily Hopkins for more information –firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fossil Fuel Nonproliferation Treaty which the Episcopal Church Executive Council endorsed in October: https://
- Episcopal Church Resolution A087 from General Convention 2022 which calls us to work towards carbon neutrality including through building networks of creation trustees: https://2022.