The Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) has put together sustainability resources to amplify the Quaker voice on sustainability.
They have collected worldwide sustainability case studies from:
If you have any resources you would like to share with Friends worldwide, please email Susanna Mattingly.
The Unity with Nature committee of Baltimore Yearly Meeting (BYM) works into the beliefs and practices of Yearly Meeting the twin principles that God’s Creation is to be respected, protected, and held in reverence, and that human aspirations for peace and justice depend upon restoring the Earth’s ecological integrity. The committee promotes these principles by example, by communication, and providing spiritual and material support to those engaged in transforming our relationship with the earth. Our efforts are reflected on the website.
Richard Grossman from Durango, Colorado Friends Meeting writes monthly articles about the effect of human population growth on humans and the natural world, including climate change. The latest can be found here on the ‘Population Matters: working for a sustainable world’ website.
AFM has a website that includes a page titled “Environmental Initiatives” which contains an AFM Minute on Climate Change (2014); and multiple ideas for sustainable living for monthly meetings and individuals.
Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) has approved a number of minutes regarding the environment.
Here is the minute on ethical transportation that was approved in the summer of 2017.
These videos are of the Earth Walk from Scattergood Friends School to Iowa City that was part of a Climate Conference of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) in 2013:
The Australian Quaker Earthcare Committee invites us all to pray, read, act, and celebrate Earthcare. Read the latest Earthcare Invitation here.
Listen to the 2011 Swarthmore Lecture delivered by Pam Lunn on ‘Costing not Less than Everything: sustainability and spirituality in challenging times’. Pam’s lecture addresses the unsustainability of the way we all live in the industrialised west. This can be found here (audio).