‘As leading evangelicals engaged in addressing the issues of poverty, creation care and climate change, we welcome the Paris Agreement signed on Saturday 12 December 2015. For the first time in history, the world has a global climate change deal where almost every nation on earth has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and has agreed to pursue efforts to keep global average temperature rise below 1.5 degrees C.’
‘As followers of Jesus Christ, committed to the full authority of the Scriptures and aware of the ways we have degraded creation, we believe that biblical faith is essential to the solution of our ecological problems.’
Creation Care is one of more than 30 priority gospel issues out of The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization: Cape Town 2010. A Call to Action has been released, which can be used to bring the issue of creation care to the forefront.