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Things to read; to listen to; to watch; to reflect on.

A good place to start if you are new to climate justice theology, or if you're just looking for something new!

To Read

'Words for a Dying Planet' edited by Hannah Malcolm - a collection of essays exploring the discussion of how to tackle climate grief in the church.

‘God Doesn’t Do Waste’ and ‘Planetwise’ by Dave Bookless

Bible and Ecology’ by Richard Bauckham

‘Saying Yes to Life’ and 'Just Living' by Ruth Valerio -  includes discussion questions and a prayer at the end of each chapter to aid action and contemplation. 

‘A Christian Guide to Environmental Issues’ by Martin and Margot Hodson - considers key contemporary issues with tips for a practical response, as well as Bible-based reflections to deepen understanding. 

‘The Bible and the Environment’ by David Horrell - an exploration of the Bible’s own attitudes towards the environment, from Genesis to Revelation

‘Resisting Structural Evil’ by Cynthia Moe-Lobeda - thoughtful, holistic exploration of ‘love as ecological-economic vocation’

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To Listen

Everybody Now - a podcast about what it means to be human on the threshold of a global climate emergency, in a time of systemic injustice and runaway pandemics.

The YIKES Podcast - a space for discussion about climate change, human rights, and social justice, and finding hope in the midst of it all.


I Should Probably Change -  a discussion on how to follow Jesus in the 'normal' bit of life, and how to live intentionally in that.

How to Save the Planet inspiring stories from the frontline of the climate movement, and frank discussions on the issues and solutions at play.

To Reflect

Just Green Living - blog written by Abi Isherwood, a member of YCCN, figuring out what we can do in our ordinary, everyday lives to save the world.

The Joy of Rachel - blog written by Rachel Mander, a member of YCCN

Hannah Malcolm - blog written by Hannah Malcolm, currently writing a PhD on Theology and Climate/Ecological Grief

Our Reflections musings and thoughts about climate justice and activism written by YCCN Members.

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