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We are currently experiencing a global climate catastrophe and it is a justice issue. Those who have the least political and economic power, and the least responsibility for the changing climate, are affected the most. We recognise that we, in the global north, bear the most responsibility for the climate crisis.
Amos Trust is committed to supporting sustainable local responses to the impacts of climate change. We have been supporting work in Nicaragua for many years — this is one of the countries globally that has already felt the greatest and harshest effects of climate breakdown.
There we have partnered with CEPAD to support them in their work to help communities to become more resilient in the face of climate change and empowering them to realise their rights.
We want to help build connections between responses to the climate crisis in the Global South and the Global North. We are committed to building spiritualties that will sustain activism and ensure that theologies of climate justice are rooted in the south. We believe that women and young people must take the lead and be at the centre of action for climate justice.
We recognise that visiting our global partners is an important part of our work; bringing people together is important as an act of solidarity, support, and friendship, as well as an invaluable means for our supporters, to develop their understanding and insight of the issues in a given context.
We recognise, however, that air travel is a significant contributor to climate change and that decisions to fly should not be taken lightly. We know that we have a responsibility for the carbon impact of such travel.
As such we will:
If you have any questions or would like some more information, please get in touch.