COP28 Related Statements and Information

COP28 was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from November 30th till December 12th, 2023.

COP28 Prayers and Worship Resources, Catholic Climate Covenant

Post COP28 Analysis

COP28 Outcomes, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, Dec.12, 2023
COP28 ended today: CIDSE analysis. Dec. 13, 2023
COP28 Analysis, Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD), Dec. 13, 2023

Pre-COP28 Catholic and other faith statements

Here is a compilation of statements and background information.

Catholic Statements
Intervention of Pope Francis at COP28, December 2nd, 2023

Climate Policies for All People and for Nature: An Urgent Call on COP28 for a New Approach to Protect Creation, Pontifical Academy of Sciences and Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Nov. 20, 2023

U.S. Bishops Call for International Climate Policies that Promote Justice, USCCB Statement on COP28, Nov. 29th, 2023

Faith leaders can influence the world on climate change, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, Religion News Service, Nov. 30th 2023

Statement on Eve of World Climate Summit, San Diego Cardinal Robert W. McElroy, Nov. 29th, 2023

Statement from Catholic Climate Covenant Executive Director Jose Aguto on COP28, Nov. 29th, 2023

Letter to support the Jesuit presence at COP 28, The Laudato Si Commission, Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Dec. 1, 2023

Interfaith Statements
Interfaith Declaration on Climate Action Towards COP28, Nov. 8th, 2023

Webinars and Background Information
The Faith Voice at COP28: Catholic Climate Covenant and Laudato Si’ Movement webinar, Nov. 30th 2023

COP28 Two-pager, Maryknoll Office for Global Affairs

CRS advocates for Climate Finance, Loss and Damage Fund at COP28 Climate Change Conference in Dubai,
Nov. 29th 2023

CAFOD videos explaining COP28 issues:
a) What is a just transition? #COP28 explainer
b) Support small scale farmers: #COP28 explainer
c) What is net zero? #COP28 explainer
d) What is climate finance? #COP28 explainer
e) What is COP (Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC

Interfaith Power and Light’s daily COP28 blogs: