304 Religious Leaders send message to COP 22: Addressing Climate Change is an Ethical Imperative

"Across all faiths we share a moral obligation to not harm others, to be fair and to care for the vulnerable."

About COP 22 | The Full Statement | The Signatories | Add your name 304 religious leaders from 58 countries, including the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and other luminaries, have issued a statement to the leaders meeting in Marrakech for COP 22, saying that "Global society’s continued use of fossil fuels and other extractive industries, while knowing the damage they cause, is ethically untenable." "We must deliberately turn away from investing in fossil fuels and we stand together," it says, "to call for a collective shift by sovereign wealth funds and public sector pension funds from fossil fuels towards climate solutions. This will send a necessary and transformative signal to public and private borrowers and investors worldwide and will help end the fossil fuel era." The statement, released on NationBuilder.com, is reprinted in full below. It appeals to all people living to today to "draw on courage, hope, wisdom and spiritual reflection to enable our young and future generations to inherit a more caring and sustainable world." It urges all States to increase their pledges to reduce emissions, and to increase financial flows to "end energy poverty with renewable energy," and to provide assistance for the poorer countries hardest hit by climate change. The statement also addresses the mechanism of trade agreements that "utilize extrajudicial tribunals to challenge government policies" and undermine the nations' commitments and calls for more commitments to divest -invest from fossil fuels into renewable energy. The COP22 Interfaith Statement was signed by faith leaders from Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jains, Quakers, Muslim, Sikh, Unitarian Universalist traditions, as well as Indigenous and Spiritual leaders.

About COP 22

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty aimed at reducing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere. It was negotiated at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June, 1992, and came into force as an international treaty on March 21, 1994. So far 196 countries, including the US, China and Russia, have ratified the treaty. The annual Conference of the Parties (COP) was designated in the framework as the top decision-making body of the Convention. They meet annually, to review the implementation of the convention and agree on decisions to implement it. COP 21 met in 2015; this meeting resulted in the Paris Accord, or Paris Agreement, dealing with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation to the effects of climate change and financing of efforts to combat climate change, starting in the year 2020. It was adopted on December 12, 2015 and came into force November 4, 2016, with 196 countries signed on. The Accord was celebrated as an historic turning point in reducing global warming. When it was ratified, the Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo had the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe illuminated in green. COP 22 was held from November 7 to 19, 2016. A strong focus of COP 22 was to strengthen the resolve of the parties in the face of Donald Trump, a "climate denier" who has stated his resolve to withdraw from the Paris Accord, having been elected President of the US. The US, Canada, Mexico and Germany published strategies for radically cutting their greenhouse gas emissions by mid century. Germany’s targets include an 80-95% cut from 1990 levels, while the US and Canada’s published plans aimed for an 80% reduction in emissions from 2005 levels by 2050. The "Climate Vulnerable Forum," a 47-strong coalition of developing countries, declared it “will strive to lead” the green transition – ultimately going 100% renewable. On November 10, 2016, 304 religious leaders from 58 countries joined voices to send a message to the leaders of nations at COP 22,

THE COP22 INTERFAITH STATEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

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10th November 2016 Statement by Religious, Spiritual and Faith-based leaders for the first meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA1) during the twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22). At this historic moment, as the Paris Agreement enters in to force, an unprecedented global consensus has produced a universal framework to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and to build greater resilience to climate impacts. We are profoundly grateful for the leadership that produced this Agreement and are mindful of the challenges and complexity ahead. Now it is time to move to urgent action. Across all faiths, we share a moral obligation to not harm others, to be fair and to care for the vulnerable. Climate change is already having global impacts, disproportionately affecting poor and marginalized communities and we grieve for their loss and suffering. How we turn the corner to harness the worst impacts of climate change depends on the work we do in the next ten, five, even two years. Each and every one of us must act on the reality of the climate crisis, so that the damage we inflict upon our sacred Earth ceases and the ecosystems on which all life depends can heal. At this critical juncture, as governments implement the Agreement, we must deepen our awareness and discern what it means to be in the right relationship with one another, our Earth and all living beings. Our desire for limitless growth and power is having devastating consequences - leaving our Earth community polluted, impoverished and vulnerable. We respectfully ask those who make decisions on how energy systems are financed, sourced and distributed to ground their decisions in a humble and compassionate reverence for the interconnectedness of all life. If we continue to damage our vital support system through over-exploitation, contamination and destruction of the climate that protects us, the life-giving minerals, soil that feeds us, the oceans and freshwater sources that sustain us, we do so at our own peril. We must take swift action, guided by our faiths and work in service together as a global Earth community. Global society’s continued use of fossil fuels and other extractive industries, while knowing the damage they cause, is ethically untenable. We must deliberately turn away from investing in fossil fuels and we stand together, to call for a collective shift by sovereign wealth funds and public sector pension funds from fossil fuels towards climate solutions. This will send a necessary and transformative signal to public and private borrowers and investors worldwide and will help end the fossil fuel era. We appeal to States to be bound by ethical decency and good faith to honour their commitments made in the Agreement. We therefore ask, for the safety of all, in an urgent increase in climate action and ambition by all Governments, with rapid emission reductions in line with limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. In addition to focusing on the substantive articles of the Agreement, we call on all States, when taking action to address climate change, to uphold the obligations contained in the preamble of the Agreement. We appeal to States to uphold their obligations on human rights, including the rights of indigenous peoples, gender equality, a just transition, food security and intergenerational equity. We stress that the full and equal participation of women, indigenous societies and youth in addressing climate change will accelerate efforts towards a low carbon economy and significantly contribute to achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7, that aims to end energy poverty by 2030. We strongly request for global financial flows to be increased and consistent with the 1.5C° goal and be coordinated more closely with the SDGs to recognise the intrinsic relationship between climate change, poverty eradication and equitable sustainable development. More finance is needed to provide greater support for the poorest and particularly the most vulnerable communities affected by climate change. We find it deeply unjust that Least Developed Countries (LDCs) will spiral deeper into debt in paying for a problem they have inherited. We therefore strongly urge governments to support an equitable increase in global financial flows to provide for greater human and ecological adaptation, especially to compensate for loss and damage, technology transfer and capacity building. At the same time, we are concerned by trade agreements that may undercut urgently needed climate action. We request stricter controls on the dispute mechanisms within trade agreements that contain provisions that empower corporations to challenge government policies in extrajudicial tribunals. As we appeal to world leaders to embrace new policies to protect our precious climate, many faith communities have already committed to divest from fossil fuels as part of the fastest-growing divestment movement. Faith groups are also investing in climate solutions and we work shoulder to shoulder with people in impoverished communities across the world to minimise the impacts of climate change and build resilience. We thus ask our own faith communities for more commitments to divest from fossil fuels and invest into renewable energy and targeted engagement with companies on climate change. We need to ground this work in pursuing a just transition to renewable energy. Throughout history, our religious traditions have provided support and inspiration during times of great challenge or transformation. We must commit to new ways of living that honour the dynamic relationships between all forms of life to deepen awareness and the spiritual dimension of our lives. We must draw on courage, hope, wisdom and spiritual reflection to enable our young and future generations to inherit a more caring and sustainable world. This is the time to step forward and act as trustees to Mother Earth. Together, by supporting each others progress we can go further and faster. We therefore: Urgently ask States to rapidly increase pledges to reduce emissions, in line with the 1.5°C goal; Call for a collective shift by sovereign wealth funds and public sector pension funds away from fossil fuels into renewables and other climate solutions; Strongly request an increase in global financial flows to end energy poverty with renewable energy and to provide for greater support for human and ecological adaptation, particularly to compensate for loss and damage, technology transfer and capacity building; Appeal to all States, when taking action to address climate change, to ensure the commitments contained in the preamble of the Agreement related to human rights, including the rights of indigenous peoples, gender equality, a just transition, food security, intergenerational equity and the integrity of all ecosystems are effectively reflected in any decision adopted at the COP22; Request stricter controls on the dispute mechanisms within trade agreements that utilize extrajudicial tribunals to challenge government policies; Ask, including within our own faith communities, for more commitments to divest from fossil fuels and invest in renewable energy and targeted engagement with companies on climate change. We need to ground this work in pursuing a just transition to renewable energy.

The Signatories

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The COP22 Interfaith Statement was signed by 304 eminent faith leaders from 58 countries with representatives from Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jains, Quakers, Muslim, Sikh, Unitarian Universalists, as well as Indigenous and Spiritual leaders.

Rt. Rev. Nicholas Drayson, Diocesan Bishop, Anglican Church of Northern Argentina, Anglican Province of South America Argentina Christian
Prof. Carlos Reyes, Ministro Religioso, Profesor de Teologia, estudiante de derecho Argentina Christian
Peter Abrehart, President, Australia and New Zealand Unitarian Universalist Association Australia/ NZ Unitarian Universalist
Prof. Nihal S Agar AM, President, Hindu Council of Australia Australia Hindu
Imam Shady Alsulaiman, President, Australian Imams Council Australia Muslim
Michael Anderson, Aboriginal elder and land rights activist Australia Aboriginal Elder
Rev. Dr. Lyn Arnold, Chair of the Public Affairs Commission of the Anglican Church of Australia, Anglican Synod Australia Christian
Rev. Dr. Vicky Balabanski, Director of the Forum on Religion and Ecology (FORE) Australia/ Pacific Interfaith
Dr. Daud Abdul-Fattah Batchelor, Chair, Brisbane Muslim Fellowship Australia Muslim
Ven. Santacārī Bhikkhunī, Leader, Dakkhiṇa Dhammatthala Australia Buddhist
Abbot Ajahn Brahm, Spiritual Director, Buddhist Society of Western Australia and Abbot of Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery Australia Buddhist
Bishop George Browning, Inaugural Convener the Anglican Communion Environment Network Australia Christian
Sr. Elizabeth Delaney SGS, General Secretary National Council of Churches in Australia Australia Christian
McRose Elu, Torres Strait Islander Elder Australia Indigenous Elder
Laurence Freeman OSB, Director of the World Community for Christian Meditation Australia Christian
David Freesmith, Social Justice Coordinator, Unitarian Church of South Australia Australia Unitarian Universalist
Rt. Rev. Godfrey Fryer tssf, Minister Provincial, Province of Asia-Pacific, Third Oder, Society of St Francis Asia-Pacific incl Australia, Hong Kong, Malyasia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand Christian
Rev. Jokyo George Gatenby, Chair, Buddhist Council of South Australia Australia Buddhist
Bishop John Henderson, Bishop of the Church, Lutheran Church of Australia Australia Christian
Imam Yahya Ibrahim, University of Western Australia Australia Muslim
Rev. Keith Jobberns, National Ministries Director, Baptist Union of Australia Australia Christian
Jo Jordan, Presiding Clerk, Australian branch of the Quaker Society Australia Quaker
Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black, Environmental Advisor to the Council of Progressive Rabbis of Australia, New Zealand and Asia Australia/NZ/Asia Jewish
Dr. Manzoor Khan, Immediate Past President, Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Australia Muslim
Anne Lanyon, Coordinator, Faith Environment Network Australia Multifaith
Pr. Jorge Munoz-Larrondo, President, Australian Union Conference Australia Christian
Sr. Berneice Loch rsm, President of Catholic Religious Australia & Leader of the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea (ISMAPNG) Australia Christian
Rev. Prof.Thorwald Lorenzen, Christians for an Ethical Society Australia Christian
Anne Markey, Lead for Goolwa Dharma Group and the Ashtree Sangha in Adelaide Australia Buddhist
Fr. Philip Marshall, Vicar-General Catholic Diocese of Adelaide Australia Christian
Stuart McMillan, President, Uniting Church in Australia Assembly Australia Christian
Rob McPherson, Vice-President Australian & New Zealand Unitarian Universalist Association Australia Christian
Cecilia Mitra LLB Singapore, LLM UWA, President, Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils Inc Australia Buddhist
Dr. Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, Sunni Islamic Scholar and Grand Mufti of Australia Australia Muslim
Prof. Neil Ormerod, Professor of Theology, Australian Catholic University Australia Christian
Thea Ormerod, President, Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) Australia Interfaith
Damian Outtrim, President, Multifaith Association of South Australia Australia Interfaith
Rt. Rev. Prof. Stephen Pickard, Executive Director, Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture; Professor of Theology, Charles Sturt University; Assistant Bishop, Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn Australia Christian
Jacqueline Remond, National Director, Catholic Earthcare Australia Christian
Prof. Carlos Reyes, Ministro Religioso, profesor de Teología, estudiante de derecho (UBA) Argentina Christian
Bishop Suriel, Coptic Orthodox Church Diocese of Melbourne and Affiliated Regions Australia Christian
Rev. Fr. Thomas Varghese, the Sydney St.Thomas Indian Orthodox Church Australia Christian
Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, Archbishop of Vienna and President of the Austrian Bishops Conference, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Austria Christian
Mujib Huq, Executive Chairman, Centre for South Asia Studies Review (CSASR) Bangladesh Muslim
Dr. Kazi Nurul Islam, United Relgions Initiative (URI), Board Member of Global Council of Trustees Bangladesh Muslim
Most Rev.Paul Shishir Sarker, Bishop of Dhaka and the Moderator of the Church of Bangladesh Bangladesh Christian
Sheikh Isa Amer Quevedo, Centro Islamico Bolivano Bolvia Muslim
Dr. Mustafa Ceric, former President of the Council of Ulema Bosnia Muslim
Rafael Soares de Oliveira, Diretor Executivo, Koinonia, Presença Ecumênica e Serviço, ACT Aliança Brazil Christian
Sr. Prof. Ivone Gebara, Sister of Our Lady Brazil Christian
Rev. Agnaldo Pereira Gomes, Vice-Presidente, Igreja Presbiteriana Independente do Brasil Brazil Christian
Rt. Rev. Christopher Hill, President, Conference of European Churches Belgium/ UK Christian
Fr. José Ignacio Garcia, SJ Coordinator, Jesuit European Social Centre (JESC) Belgium Christian
Fr. Heikki Huttunen, General Secretary, Conference of European Churches Belgium/ Finland Christian/Orthodox
Dr. Aadmou Njoya, Minister Plenipotentiary and President of the Cameroon Democratic Union (CDU), Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Cameroon Muslim
Rt. Rev. Jane Alexander, Bishop of Edmonton Canada Christian
Imam Navid Aziz, Islamic Information Society of Calgary Canada Muslim
Dr; Marilyn Legge, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, University of Toronto Canada Christian
Bishop Mark MacDonald, Bishop for Indigenous Peoples, Anglican Church of Canada Canada Indigenous Anglican
Very Rev. Dr. Bill Phipps, United Church of Canada Canada Christian
Bishop Izani Bruch, Bishop of the Lutheran Evangelical Church of Chile (Iglesia Evangélica Luterana de Chile IELCH) Chile Christian
Juan Carlos Castillo, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Instituto de Sociologia Department Chile Christian
Prof. Jorge Costadoat, Profesor de Teología de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Chile Christian
Rabbi Diego Edelberg, Comunidad Ruaj Amí Chile/ Hong Kong Jewish
Prof. Gerardo Gonzalez, Professor de Educacion Religosa, Instituto La Salle, Chile Christian
Rev. Juana Rosa Albornoz Guevara, Presidenta Iglesia Misión Apostólica Chile, 1ra. Directora Union Nacional Evangelica Chile, Directora Fraternidad Ecumenica Chile Chile Christian
Fernando Guzmán, Las Procuras de Misiones Chile Christian
Sr. Karoline Mayer Hofbeck, Chairwoman, La Fundación de Beneficencia Cristo Vive Chile Christian
Monseñor Padre Luis Infanti, Bishop of Aysén region Chile Christian
Mary Judith Ress, Maryknoll Lay Missioner, Founding Member of the Conspirando Collective Chile Christian
Hermana Marcela Sáenz aci, Conferencia de Religiosas/os de Chile Chile Christian
Bisschop Siegfried Sander of the Lutheran Church of Chile (Iglesia Luterana de Chile ILCH) Chile Christian
Rev. Dr Juan Esteban Sepúlveda, Servicio Evangélico para el Desarrollo (SEPADE) Chile Christian
Rabbi Dr. Richard Gamboa Ben-Eleazar, Secretary-General of the Interfaith Council of Colombia, Manhíg of Shéggel Columbia Jewish
Cardinal Rubén Salazar Gómez, Archbishop of Bogota, President of CELAM Colombia Christian
Rev. Milton Mejias, General Secretary, Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI) Colombia Christian
Rev. Gloria Ulloa, Consejo Mundial de Iglesias Colombia Christian
Priestess Beatriz Schulthess, President of the Indigenous Peoples Ancestral Spiritual Council and a member of the Kolla Nation in northern Argentina Costa Rica Indigenous
Dora Arce Valentín, Head of Justice Programme, World Communion of Reformed Churches Cuba/ Germany Christian
Rabbi Jair Melchior, Chief Rabbi, Jewish Community in Denmark Denmark Jewish
Rt. Rev. Peter Fischer Møller, Bishop of Roskilde Denmark Christian
Imam Abdul Wahid Pedersen, Vice Chairman of Muslim Council of Denmark Denmark Muslim
Dr. Juan Suquillo, Director of Islamic Center of Ecuador Ecudaor Muslim
Rev. Francois Pihaatae, General Secretary, Pacific Council of Churches Fiji Christian
Kari Mäkinen, Archbishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland Finland Christian
Pastor François Clavairoly, President of the French Protestant Federation France Christian
Metropolitan Emmanuel, President of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in France France Christian
Edouard Pihèwa Karoue, International President of IMCS Pax Romana France Christian
Anouar Kbibech, President of the French Muslim Council France Muslim
Ven. Bhikkhuni Thich Nu Chan Khong, Plum Village International Community of Engaged Buddhists France Buddhist
Rabbi Haïm Korsia, Great Rabbi of France France Jewish
Msgr. Stanislas Lalanne, Bishop of Pontoise, France CIDSE – International Alliance of Catholic Development Organisations France Christian
Bishop Georges Pontier, President of the French Catholic Conference of Bishops France Christian
Michel Roy, Secretary General, Caritas Internationalis France Christian
Rev. Olivier Wang-Genh, President of the French Union of Buddhists France Buddhist
Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, Head of German Lutheran Church Germany Christian
Friar Joseph Kwame Blay, Parish Priest of Christ the King Ghana Christian
Fr. Joseph Komakoma, Secretary General, Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) Ghana Christian
Dr. Dimitra Koukoura. Represents the WCC's Global Christian Forum. Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Greece Christian
Miguel Salanic, Indigenous Pastoral Coordinator Continental Meeting AELAPI Guatemala Christian
Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Bishop Chancellor of the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences Holy See Christian
Miriam Miranda, Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña, OFRANEH Honduras Christian
Fr. Kevin O'Neill, SSC, Superior General, Missionary Society of St. Columban Hong Kong Christian
Ven. Thich Chan Phap Kham, Director, Asian Institute of Applied Buddhism, Plum Village International Community of Engaged Buddhists Hong Kong Buddhist
Tibor Kauser, Minister General, Order of Secular Franciscans Hungary Christian
Swami Agnivesh, President of the World Council of Arya Samaj “Society of Nobles,” Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Hindu
Mata Amritanandamayi, Amma ("Mother"), Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Hindu
Swami Atmapriyananda, Vice Chancellor of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Hindu
Rev. Dr. Mar Atsongchanger, President, National Council of Churches in India India Christian
Swamiji Jagadguru Karmayogi Charukeerty Bhattarak, Pontiff of Jain Shravanabelagola Math, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Hindu
H.H. Swami Chandra, Initiated into the Usadin Order by Mahant Girdhari Dassji. Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Hindu
Swami Chaturvedi, Head of Sri Ramanuja Mission Trust (SRMT) India Hindu
Lieutenant Colonel Dasari Daniel, National Secretary, The Salvation Army India Christian
Rev. Dr. Roger Gaikwad, General Secretary, National Council of Churches in India India Christian
Acharya Shri Shrivatsa Goswami. A leading figure in the Vaishnava Tradition. Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Hindu
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, President, Federation of Asian Bishops´ Conferences (FABC) India Christian
Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyassi, Chief Imam, All India Organisation of Mosques, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Muslim
His Holiness Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni, Ahimsa Vishwa Bharati India Jain
Jaspreet Kaur, Project Coordinator, Guru Nanak Multiversity India Sikh
Dr. Wahidudin Khan, Founder of the Islamic Centre - Urdu Islamic Institution, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Muslim
Dr..A.K. Merchant, Trustee, Lotus Temple and National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is India Bahai
Rt. Rev. Thomas K. Oommen, Bishop of the Madhya Kerala Diocese of Church of South India and the Deputy Moderator of Church of South India India Christian
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Director, Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery India Buddhist
Dr. Mathew Koshy Punnackadu, Nilackal Ecological Commission Trust Secretary India Christian
Skyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche, His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon, Ambassador to UN Global Mountain Partnership India Buddhist
Ven. Khandro Rinpoche. Teacher in both the Kagyu and Nyingma Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Buddhist
Rev. Dr. Solomon Rongpi, General Secretary, Council of Baptist Churches in Northern India India Christian
Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Secretary General, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, President, Divine Shakti Foundation India Hindu
H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati, President Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, Co-Founder/Chair Global Interfaith WASH Alliance India Hindu
Dharmacharya Shantum Seth, Ahimsa Trust, Plum Village International Community of Engaged Buddhists India Buddhist
H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder of Art of Living Foundation, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Hindu
Gunbir Singh, Chairman, EcoAmritsar India Sikh
H.H. Pujya Swami, Chidananda Saraswatiji, President and Spiritual Head of Parmarth Niketan Ashram India Hindu
H.H. Radhanath Swami India Hindu
H.H. Sri Sri Sugunendra Theertha Swamiji. Youngest ever Swamiji to ascend the Paryaaya Peetam in Udupi India Hindu
Telesphore Placidus Cardinal Toppo, Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Ranchi in the Roman Catholic Church, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders India Christian
Kesang Wangdi, Executive Director, International Buddhist Confederation India Buddhist
Ven. Dharmavimala, Vice Abbot, Ekayana Buddhist Center Indonesia Buddhist
Dr. Fachruddin Majeri Mangunjaya, MSi, Vice Chairman Centre for Islamic Studies Universitas Nasional Indonesia Muslim
Prof. Din Syamsuddin, Co-President of Religion for Peace, Leader of Muhammadiyah, Indonesia Indonesia Muslim
Yenny Zannuba Wahid, Director, Wahid Institute Indonesia Muslim
William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne Ireland Christian
Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, President of the Israeli Sephardic Community Committee, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Israel Jewish
Rabbi David Bigman, Head of the Maale Gilboa Yeshiva, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Israel Jewish
Rabbi Youval Cherlow, Head of the Chesder Yeshiva of Petach Tikvah, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Israel Jewish
Chief Rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen, Chief Rabbi of Haifa, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Israel Jewish
Prior Isabelle Flye-Saintmarie, Prioress of the Monastic Family of Bethlehem, the Assumption of the Virgin and St. Bruno, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Israel Christian
Rabbi Michael Melchior, International Director of the Elie Wiesel Foundation, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Israel Jewish
Kadi Ahmed Natour, President of the High Muslim Court of Appeal (Israel). Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Israel Muslim
Peta Jones Pellach, Member of the Elijah Interfaith Institute Israel Jewish
Rabbi David Shlomo Rosen CBE, Director of the American Jewish Committee's Department of Interreligious Affairs and International President of the World Conference of Religions for Peace Israel/ UK Jewish
Archbishop Marco Arnolfo, Archdiocese of Vercelli Italy Christian
Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime SDB, Rector Major of Salesians of Don Bosco Italy Christian
H.E. Luigi Bressan, Archbishop of Trento, Archdiocese of Trento, Co-President, Religions for Peace Italy Christian
Fr. Bruno Cadoré, OP, Master of the Order of Preachers, Dominicans Italy Christian
Br. Jaime Campos OFM, General Curia of the Order of Friars Minor Italy Christian
Fr. José Ignacio Garcia SJ, Director, Jesuit European Social Centre Italy Christian
Bishop Paolo Giulietti, Auxiliary Bishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve Italy Christian
Fr. Mauro Johri, OFM cap Minister General, Order of Friars Minor Capucin Italy Christian
Sr. Deborah Lockwood, Minister General, Franciscan Sisters of Penitence Italy Christian
Br. Mauro, Minister General of OFM Capuchins and President of the Union of Superior Generals- International- USG Italy Christian
Fr. Michael Perry, OFM Minister General Order of Friars Minor Italy Christian
Rt. Rev Gregory J. Polan, OSB, Abbot Primate of the Benedictine Confederation Italy Christian
Fr. Nicholas Polichnowski, Minister General, Third Order Regular Italy Christian
Fr. Fernando Millán Romeral, O.Carm, Prior General, Carmelite Order Italy Christian
Fr. Marco Tasca OFM conv, Minister General, Order of Friars Minor Conventual Italy Christian
Abbot Primate Notker Wolf OSB, Benedictine Confederation of the Order of Saint Benedict Italy Christian
Yoshitaka Oba, General Director, Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Japan Buddhist
Abdullahi Abdi, Chairman, National Muslim Leaders Forum Kenya Muslim
Dr. Agnes Aboum, World Council of Churches, Moderator of Central Committee Kenya Christian
Dr. Mustafa Y. Ali, Secretary General, Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) and Director, Arigatou International - Nairobi Kenya Interfaith
Prof. Azizan Baharuddin, Director General of the Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia Muslim
Dr. John Fozdar, Sarawak Representative, Malaysia Interfaith Network (MIN) Malaysia Interfaith
Ven. B. Sri Saranankara Nayaka Maha Thera, ​Chief Adhikarana Sangha Nayaka of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia Buddhist
Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan, President of the Lutheran World Federation/Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land Middle East Christian
Khamba Lama Gabju Choijmts Demberel, Supreme Patriarch of Mongolia. Mongolia Buddhist
Ven. Dr. T. Bulgan, Secretary General of Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP) Mongolia Chapter, Member of ACRP Governing Body and Executive Council Mongolia Buddhist
Dr. Ahmed Taoufiq, Morocco’s Minister of Habous and Islamic Affairs, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Morocco Muslim
Abdelmajid Tribak, Head, Division of Environmental Programmes, Science Directorate, Islamic Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) Morocco Muslim
Dr; Chintamani Yogi, Peace Service Center Nepal Buddhist
Edy Korthals Altes. Former Ambassador of the Netherlands, Former Honorary President of Religions for Peace Netherlands Interfaith
Karin van den Broeke, President of the Protestant Church Netherlands Christain
Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp, President, the Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values Netherlands Jewish
Rt. Rev. Apimeleki Qiliho, Anglican Church of the Province of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia New Zealand / Polynesia Christian
Dr. Robert Howell, Quaker author, researcher and ethical investor New Zealand Quaker
Murray Short, National Clerk, Quakers in Aoteoroa New Zealand New Zealand Quaker
Prof. Paul Trebilco, Professor of New Testament, University of Otago New Zealand Christian
Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Nigeria Christian
The Rev. Canon Israel Odewole, Canon of the Cathedral Church of St. Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Church of Nigeria Nigeria Christian
Rev. Dr. Yusuf Ibrahim Wushishi, General Secretary, Church Council of Nigeria Nigeria Christian
Ghulam Abbas, Chairman, Islamic Council of Norway Norway Muslim
Ingrid Rosendorf Joys, Executive Chair, The Council of Religious and Lifestance Communities in Norway Norway Christian
Bishop Ingeborg Midttømme, Church of Norway Norway Christian
Bishop Erling Pettersen, Church of Norway Norway Christian
Imam Ibrahim Saidy, Founder of Green Jihad for Peace and Sustainable Development and Member of the Imam Council of Norway Norway Muslim
Archbishop John Ribat, President of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania and the Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Oceania Christian
Seemi Ikramullah, Executive Council Women's Forum, Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP) and Executive Member of ACRP Governing Board Pakistan Interfaith
Grand Imam Maulana Syed Muhammad Abdul Khabir Azad Pakistan Muslim
Khalid Ikramullah Khan, Vice-President of the Religions for Peace-Pakistan Chapter, Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP) and Executive Member of ACRP Governing Board Pakistan Interfaith
Muhammad Suheyl Umar, Director of Iqbal Academy Pakistan, Member of the Elijah Interfaith Academy Pakistan Muslim
Dr. Lilian Sison, Secretary General, Religions for Peace Philippines Interfaith
Lourdes Valencia Arsenio, Convenor, Laudato Si Movement for Laguna Lakes and Climate Change, Archdiocese of Manila Ministry on Ecology Philippines Christian
Most Rev. Broderick S. Pabillo, D.D, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Manila, Chairman of the Episcopal Commission on the Laity Philippines Christian
Rt. Rev. Jonathan Labasan Casimina, Bishop of Davao Philippines Christian
Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, SJ, Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro Philippines Christian
Fr. John Leydon, Global Catholic Climate Movement Pilipinas, Missionary Society of St. Columban (MSSC) Philippines Christian
Merlinda Marcon, Archdiocese of Manila Ministry on Environment Disaster Response Philippines Christian
Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, President of Caritas Internationalis Philippines Christian
Bernadette Yap, Catholic Stewards of Creation, Inc. Philippines Christian
Neeshad Shafi, Founding Member of CAN Arab World Qatar Mulim
Rabbi Menachem Hacohen, Chief Rabbi of Romania, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Romania Jewish
Archbishop Cormac Vsevolod Malakhov, Canonical Catholic Church Celtic Cross Russia Christian
Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar, Chairman of the Rabbinical Council of the World Congress of Russian Jewry. Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Russia Jewish
Othman Abd-ar-Rahman Llewellyn, Environmental Planner, Saudi Wildlife Authority, Saudi Arabia and Member, IUCN Commissions on Protected Areas & Environmental Law Saudi Arabia Muslim
Most Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thero - Mahanayaka of the Malwatta Chapter of Siyam Nikaya Sri Lanka Buddhist
Most Ven. Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero - Mahanayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter of Siyam Nikaya Sri Lanka Buddhist
Most Ven. Davuldena Sri Gnanissara Thero - Supreme Mahanayaka of Amarapura Nikaya Sri Lanka Buddhist
Most Ven. Napana Pemasiri Thera - Mahanayaka of the Sri Lanka Ramanna Nikaya Sri Lanka Buddhist
Most Ven. Ittapane Dhammalankara Thera - Mahanayaka of the Kotte Sri Kalyani Samagri Dharma Mahasangha Sabha of Siyam Nikaya Sri Lanka Buddhist
Most Ven. Thrikunamale Ananda Thero - Mahanayaka of the Dharmarakshitha Chapter of Amarapura Nikaya Sri Lanka Buddhist
Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey, Bishop of Colombo, Church of Ceylon, Diocese of Colombo. Sri Lanka Christian
Ven. Dr. Bhikkhuni Kusuma. Pioneered the re-establishment of the female Bhikkhuni Buddhist order. Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Sri Lanka Buddhist
Dr. Harsha Kumara Navaratne, Chairman of International Network for Engaged Buddhists and Sevalanka Foundation Sri Lanka Buddhist
Ven. Athuraliya Ratana, Member of Parliamaent, Leader of the Jaathika Hela Urumaya party Sri Lanka Buddhist
Rev. Dr. Allan Aubrey Boesak, Executive Director and Chair of the Desmond Tutu Center and National President, Association of Christian Students in South Africa and National Vice President, South African Council of Churches South Africa Christian
Most Rev. Dr. Thabo Makgoba, Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, ACT Alliance Climate Justice Ambassador, Chair Anglican Environment Network South Africa Christian
Rev. Dr. Rachel Mash, Provincial Environmental Coordinator, Anglican Church of Southern Africa South Africa Christian
Archbishop of the Orthodox Archbishopric of Zimbabwe and Angola Serafim Kykkotis, Head of the Office on Climate Change Crisis and Poverty of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa South Africa Christian/ Orthodox
Tahirih Mathee, Chairperson, Southern Africa Faith Communities Environment Institute South Africa Baha'i
Bishop Geoff Davis, Patron, Southern Africa Faith Communities Environment Institute South Africa Interfaith
Dr. Chad Nicholas Gandiya, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Harare of the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) South Africa Christian
Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, The Most Rev. Desmond Tutu South Africa Christian
Ven. Chung Ohun Lee, Senior Representative of Won Buddhism to the UN and Interfaith Affairs. Co-President of Religions for Peace South Korea Buddhist
Ven. Prof. Jinwol Sunim, President of United Religions Initiative of Korea, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders South Korea Buddhist
Most Ven. Myeong Seong Sunim, President Emeritus of the Korean National Bhikkhuni Association, Korea South Korea Buddhist
Dharmachari Guhyapati, Ecodharma Centre Spain Buddhist
Rev. Henrik Grape, Coordinator of the WCC Working Group on Climate Change, Church of Sweden Sweden Christian
Archbishop Dr. Antje Jackelén, Archbishop of Uppsala in Sweden and Primate of the Church of Sweden Sweden Christian
Bishop Emeritus Lennart Koskinen, Bishop of Visby and the Church of Sweden Overseas, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Sweden Christian
Anders Wejryd, President for Europe, World Council of Churches, Archbishop emeritus Church of Sweden Sweden Christian
Swami Amarananda, Director of the Centre Védantique in Geneva, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Switzerland Hindu
Fr. Markus Heinze, Executive Director, Franciscans International Switzerland Christian
Rev. Dr. Martin Junge, General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation Switzerland/ Chile Christian
Dr. John Nduna, General Secretary, ACT Alliance Switzerland/Zambia Christian
Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary, World Council of Churches Switzerland/ Norway Christian
Jonathan Woolley, Director, Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) Switzerland Quaker
Dharma Master Hsin Tao, Founder, Museum of World Religions, Ling Jiou Mountain Buddhist Society, Global Family for Love and Peace Taiwan Buddhist
Dharma Master Cheng Yen, Founder, Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Taiwan Buddhist
Ajarn Sulak Sivaraksa, Founder Chair, International Network of Engaged Buddhists and Santi Pracha Dhamma Institute Thailand Buddhist
Ven. Phra Dharmakosajarn, Rector of Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University (MCU), Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Thailand Buddhist
Ven. Bhikkhuni Thich Nu Chan Linh Nghiem, Plum Village International Community of Engaged Buddhists Thailand Buddhist
H.H the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang Tibet Buddhist
H.H the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje Tibet Buddhist
H.H the Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama Tibet Buddhist
H.E the 12th Tai Situpa Rinpoche Tibet Buddhist
H.H the Sakya Trizin, Supreme Head of the Sakya Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism Tibet Buddhist
Prof. Dr. İbrahim Özdemir, Professor of Philosophy and the Founding President of Gazikent University Turkey Muslim
Archbishop Zakeos Mesrob, 84th Armenian Patriarch of Istanbul & All Turkey, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders Turkey Christian
Dr. Adnan Ali Adikata, Director, Islamic University of Uganda Uganda Muslim
Ven. Buddharakkhita Bhikkhu (Africa), founder, Uganda Buddhist Centre Uganda Buddhist
Bishop Nathan Kyamanywa, Bunyoro-Kitara Diocese Uganda Christian
Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali, Primate of the Anglican Church of Uganda Uganda Christian
Bhai Sahib Bhai Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia, Chairman, Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha (GNNSJ) UK Sikh
Dr. Husna Ahmad, OBE, Islamic Adviser Alliance of Religions and Conservation, CEO of Global One UK Muslim
Imam Qari Muhammad Asim, Leeds Makkah Mosque UK Muslim
Andy Atkins, CEO, A Rocha UK UK Christian
Dr. Abul Kalam Azad, Tarteel Academy UK Muslim
Kiran Bali MBE JP, Global Chairperson, United Religions Initiative UK Hindu
Rt. Rev. Dr. Russell Barr, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland UK Christian
Rev. Dave Bookless, Director of Theology, A Rocha UK Christian
Rob Burbea, Resident Teacher, Gaia House UK Buddhist
Rt. Rev. Dr Richard Cheetham, Bishop of Kingston, Church of England UK Christian
Most Rev. David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. UK Christian
Prof. David Clough, Professor of Theological Ethics, University of Chester UK Christian
Jamie Cresswell, President, European Buddhist Union UK Buddhist
Imam Imtiyaz Daniel, Abu Hanifah Foundation UK Muslim
Rt. Rev. John Davies, Bishop of Swansea and Brecon UK Christian
Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, Head of Christian Aid Scotland UK Christian
Ram Gidoomal CBE, Chairman, South Asian Development Partnership UK Christian
Canon Giles Goddard, General Synod, Church of England UK Christian
Naser Haghamed, CEO, Islamic Relief Worldwide UK Muslim
Imam Abdullah Hasan, British Imams & Scholars Contributions Awards UK Muslim
Rt. Rev. Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, Church of England UK Christian
Dr. Shahrul Hussain, Trustee, Abrahamic Foundation UK Muslim
Dr. Justine Huxley, Director, St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace UK Sufi
Jagraj Singh Ji, CEO and Founder, Everything's 13 and Basics of Sikhi UK Sikh
Dr. Vinod Kapashi, President, Mahavir Foundation UK Jain
Kirsten Kratz, Guiding Teacher, Gaia House, Insight Meditation Centre UK Buddhist
Imam Wasim Kempson, Norbury Muslim Centre UK Muslim
Fazlun Khalid, Founder-Director of the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Science (IFEES) UK Muslim
Sr. Jayanti Kirplani, Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University UK Brahma Kumaris
Rabbi Natan Levy, Teaching Fellow, Leo Baeck College UK Jewish
Catherine McGee, Guiding Teacher, Gaia House, Insight Meditation Centre UK Buddhist
Most Rev. Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales UK Christian
Judith Morris, General Secretary of the Baptist Union of Wales UK Christian
Dr. Shuruq Naguib, Lecturer in the department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Lancaster University UK Muslim
Jeffrey Newman, Rabbi Emeritus of Finchley Reform Synagogue and Adviser to the International Secretariat of www.EarthCharter.org UK Jewish
Very Rev. June Osborne, Dean of Salisbury, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders UK Christian
Martin Palmer, Secretary General, Alliance and Religious Conservation (ARC) UK Christian
Paul Parker, Recording Clerk, Quakers in Britain UK Christian
Imam Ismail Patel, Friends of Al-Aqsa UK Muslim
Rev. Dr. David Pickering, Minister of St Andrew's Leeds and Moderator of the United Reformed Church's National Synod of Scotland UK Christian
Yanai Postelnik, Guiding Teacher, Gaia House, Insight Meditation Centre UK Buddhist
Dr. Mawlana Shahid Raza OBE, Leicester Central Mosque UK Muslim
Imam Abduljalil Sajid, Chairman of Muslim Council for Religious and Racial Harmony (MCRRH) and one of the Founders of the Muslim Council of Britain, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders UK Muslim
Sagar Sumaria, Jain Ecology, SA Sumaria UK Jain
Mary Sweetland, Chair of Eco-Congregation Scotland UK Christian
Bishop Joseph Toal, Diocese of Motherwell, Scotland UK Christian
Rt. Hon Dr. Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury UK Christian
Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, Rabbi of the New North London Synagogue and Senior Rabbi of The Assembly of Masorti Synagogues UK, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders UK Jewish
Shaykh Dr. Asim Yusuf, Nur al Habib Foundation UK Muslim
Bishop Michele Frank Pollesel, Bishop of the Diocese of Uruguay Uruguay Christian
Sheikh Muhammad Nur Abdallah, Imam and Director for the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Muslim
Imam Johari Abdul-Malik, Director of Outreach, Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center USA Muslim
Ibrahm Abdul-Matin, author of "Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet." USA Muslim
Imam Al-Hajj Talib ‘Abdur-Rashid, Vice President of The Muslim Alliance in North America USA Muslim
Ivan Abrahams, General Secretary, World Methodist Council USA Christian
Aisha H.L al-Adawiya, Founder and Chair, Women In Islam Inc. USA Muslim
Sahar Alsahlani, Member of the Executive Council of Religions for Peace USA, Representative of the Al Khoei Foundation USA Muslim
Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of California USA Christian
Rev. Dr. Neddy Astudillo, GreenFaith Latin America Coordinator USA Christian
Azhar Azeez, President of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) USA Muslim
Dr. Y. Mossa Basha, Chairman, Muslim American Coalition, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Muslim
Jan Chozen Bays, Co- Founder, Great Vow Zen Monastery, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Buddhist
Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith, Bishop of Newark USA Christian
Br. Clark Berge SSF, Minister General, Society of St. Francis USA Christian
Ven. Anandabodhi Bhikkhuni, Co-founder of Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery USA Buddhist
Ven. Santacitta Bhikkhuni, Co-founder of Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery USA Buddhist
Ven. Santussika Bhikkhuni, Karuna Buddhist Vihara and Founder of Buddhist Climate Action Network (BCAN) USA Buddhist
Rev. Canon Sally G. Bingham, President, The Regeneration Project, Interfaith Power & Light USA Christian
Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi, Founder, Buddhist Global Relief USA Buddhist
Tara Brach, Insight Meditation Community of Washington, Senior Teacher and Founder USA Buddhist
Prof. Rev. Walter Brueggemann, Professor Emeritus, Columbia Theological Seminary USA Christian
Patrick Carolan, Executive Director, Franciscan Action Network USA Christian
Gretchen Castle, General Secretary of Friends World Committee for Consultation USA Quaker
Imam Saffet Abid Catovic, Chairman Green Muslims of New Jersey (GMNJ) USA/ Bosnia Muslim
Ven. Thubten Chodron, Founder and Abbess of Sravasti Abbey USA Buddhist
Roy (Bud) Cederholm, Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts USA Christian
Colin Christopher, Executive Director, Green Muslims USA Muslim
Rev. Dr. Miguel A. De La Torre, Professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at the Iliff School of Theology USA Christian
Prof.Celia Deane-Drummond, Professor of Theology, Moral Theology/Christian Ethics, Systematic Theology USA Christian
Ashok Domadia, JAINA President & Chairman, JAINA BOD USA Jain
Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer, General Minister and President, United Church of Christ USA Christian
Imam Plemon El-Amin, Resident Imam of the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Muslim
Shaykh Mohamed-Umer Esmail, Nueces Mosque USA Muslim
Fr. Raymond Finch, Superior General, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers USA Christian
Ven. Norman Fischer, Founder and Teacher of the Everyday Zen Foundation, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Buddhist
Rabbi Pamela Frydman, Rabbis for Religious Freedom and Equality in Israel USA Jewish
Homi D. Gandhi, Vice President, Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America (FEZANA) USA Zoroastrian
Joseph Goldstein, Insight Meditation Society, Senior Teacher and Founder of the Insight Meditation Society USA Buddhist
Prof. Roger S. Gottlieb, Professor of Philosophy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute USA Jewish
Rabbi Arthur Green, Rector, Rabbinical School, Hebrew College, Newton MA USA Jewish
John Grim, Co-Director, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology USA Interfaith
Most Rev. Frank T. Griswold, Former Presiding Bishop, Primate and Chief Pastor of the Episcopal Church, President of the House of Bishops, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Christian
Rev. Joan Jiko Halifax, Abbot of Upaya Zen Center USA Buddhist
Jaydee Hanson, Virginia Conference United Methodist Board of Church & Society USA Christian
Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director,GreenFaith USA Interfaith
Rev. Martin Hauser. Pastor, Grace and St.Paul's Church USA Christian
Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, President of Auburn Seminary, New York, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Christian
Prof. Jennifer Herdt, Professor of Christian Ethics and Religious Studies, Yale University USA Christian
Tomas Insua, Executive Director, Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) USA Christian
Dr. Muzaffar Iqbal, Founder-President of Center for Islam and Science, Canada, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Muslim
Dr. Pankaj Jain, Associate Professor, University of Nortth Texas USA Jain
Shaykh Hisham Kabbani, Founder and Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of America, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Muslim
Bhai Sahib Satpal Singh Khalsa, Ambassador of Sikh Religion, Western Hemisphere USA Sikh
Oussama Jammal, General Secretary, US Council of Muslim Organizations’ USA Muslim
Dr. Jack Kornfield, Founder of the Spirit Rock Center USA Buddhist
Gerry Lee, Executive Director, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns USA Christian
Rabbi Michael Lerner, Editor, Tikkun and Chair of the Network of Spiritual Progressives Berkeley, California USA Jewish
Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, Director, Tikkun Olam Commission of the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities USA Jewish
Acharya Adam Lobel, Shambhala USA Buddhist
Dr. Erin Lothes, Assistant Professor of Theology at the College of Saint Elizabeth USA Christian
David R. Loy, Zen Teacher in the Sanbo Zen Tradition of Japanese Buddhism USA Buddhist
Commissioner Christine MacMillan, Director of Public Engagement, World Evangelical Alliance USA Christian
Rabbi Nina Mandel, President Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association USA Jewish
Rabbi Richard Marker, Vice Chair of the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Jewish
Rabbi Natan Martin, Direcor of Student Life, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC) and Associate Rabbi at Congregation Beth Israel USA Jewish
Sr. Patricia McDermott, RSM, President of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas USA Christian
Metropolitan Nikitas Lulias, Member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders USA Christian
Lama Willa Milla, Natural Dharma Fellowship USA Buddhist
Rev. Peter Morales, President, Unitarian Universalist Association USA Christian
Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, President of the Buddhist Council of New York USA Christian
Beth Norcross, Founding Director, the Center for Spirituality in Nature USA Spiritual
Rev. Dr. John T. Pawlikowski, OSM, Ph.D, Director of Catholic-Jewish Studies Program, University of Chicago USA Christian
Br. Michael Potvin-Frost, Order of Franciscan Hermits USA Christian
Diane Randall, Executive Secretary, Friends Committee on National Legislation USA Quaker
Prof. Larry L. Rasmussen, is Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics emeritus at Union Theological Seminary and author (with Dieter Hessel) of Earth Community USA Christian
Dr. Joerg Rieger, Cal Turner Chancellor's Chair in Wesleyan Studies and Distinguished Professor of Theology at the Divinity School and the Graduate Program in Religion at Vanderbilt University USA Christian
Dr. Donald Rothberg, Leader in Socially Engaged Spirituality, Spirit Rock Center; East Bay Meditation Center USA Buddhist
Dr. Nicolae Roddy, Associate Professor of Theology at Creighton University, USA Christian
Richard Rohr, O.F.M, Founding Director and Academic Dean of the Living School for Action and Contemplation USA Christian
Dr. Robert P. Sellers, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Parliament of the World's Religions USA Interfaith
Imam Al-Hajj Talib ‘Abdur-Rashid, Vice President of The Muslim Alliance in North America USA Muslim
Dr. Saiyid Masroor Shah, Chairman of Green Masjid Task Force USA Muslim
Imam Zaid Shakir, Co-founder and Chairman of Student Affairs at Zaytuna College USA Muslim
Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqi, Chairman of the Fiqh (Islamic Law) Council of North America (FCNA) USA Muslim
Rev.Dr. Ronald Sider, Evangelicals for Social Action USA Christian
Dr. Rajwant Singh, Founder and President of EcoSikh USA Sikh
Shakeel Syed, Executive Director, Islamic Shura Council of Southern California USA Muslim
Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed, National Director for the Office for Interfaith & Community Alliances for the Islamic Society of North America USA Muslim
Shelley Tanenbaum, General Secretary, Quaker Earthcare Witness USA USA Quaker
Ven. Tathālokā Therī, Founder, Dhammadharini Sangha and Co-Founder North American Bhikkhuni Association USA Buddhist
Rabbi Lawrence Troster, Founder of Shomrei Breishit USA Jewish
Mary Evelyn Tucker, Co-Director, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology USA Interfaith
Shaikh Mohamed Umer-Esmail, Imam of the Nueces Mosque USA Muslim
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Ph.D, Sheikh Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi Order, Golden Sufi Center USA Sufi
Rev. Dr. William F. Vendley, Secretary General of the World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP) USA Interfaith
Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Executive Director, Shalom Center USA Jewish
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., President, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Jewish Reconstructionist Communities USA Jewish
Thanissara Mary Weinberg, Founder, Sacred Mountain Sangha USA Buddhist
Prof. Norman Wirzba, Professor of Theology, Ecology, and Agrarian Studies at Duke Divinty School; Senior Fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics USA Christian
Most Ven. Thích Nữ Tịnh Nguyện, President of Vietnam Bhikkhuni Sangha Viet Nam Buddhist
Rev. Suzanne Matale, General Secretary, Council of Churches of Zambia Zambia Christian