A timely epistle: Judy Lumb writes from Quaker Institute for the Future

‘All areas of human relationship, wellbeing, and the common good are imperiled.’

‘There is no “normal” to return to. We are on the other side of a changing climate’ | Photo: by Katie Rodriguez on Unsplash

Greetings to Friends everywhere.

As trustees of Quaker Institute for the Future* we are moved to share with Friends our concerns about the urgent need to respond to planetary climate change. The world has gone from climate change to climate crisis to climate emergency. The time in which nations and citizens of the world can yet act to mitigate the worst effects of climate change is rapidly vanishing. In the spirit of Quaker tradition, we have prepared this epistle in the hope that it may inspire Friends in solidarity with truth seeking and in their discernment on witness and action.

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