Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2009-D014
Title: Direct Dioceses to Educate on Public Environmental Decisions
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 76th General Convention support an environmentally just treatment of all in God’s Creation; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention through the Executive Council direct Diocesan Environmental Commissions or Committees to educate our congregations about public environmental decisions that adversely affect the lives and health of the most vulnerable in our society, especially children, indigenous peoples and communities of people of color; and be it further

Resolved, That Diocesan Commissions or Committees encourage each congregation to refer this resolution to their outreach committee or other such venue in order to ensure the education of their members and to encourage environmentally just actions.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 2009 (New York: General Convention, 2009), pp. 195-196.