Climate emergency

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Cath and Lesley of South East Scotland AM take part in an Extinction Rebellion action. Photo: Cath Dyer

Quakers believe that the earth is a gift that needs to be cherished rather than a resource to be exploited, not just for now but also for future generations. Quakers in Scotland are a member of Stop Climate Chaos.

Previous and current action on climate change includes:

The produce of the earth is a gift from our gracious creator to the inhabitants, and to impoverish the earth now to support outward greatness appears to be an injury to the succeeding age.

John Woolman, 1772, Quaker Faith and Practice 25.01

News

Quakers join call for Just and Green Recovery from COVID-19 in Scotland
Monday, 15 June 2020

Quakers in Scotland have joined with civic society organisations in calling on the First Minister to discuss how Scotland can lead a radical response to the double crises of climate change and Coro

Quakers and COP26
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

The Conference of the Parties (COP26) United Nations Climate Change Summit planned for November 2020 in Glasgow has now been postponed until November 2021.  More details of the roles that Glasgow Q