58 resolutions were found matching the query conditions.

Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract
2015-A030 Support Ecologically Responsible Stewardship of Church Property Concurred as Substituted and Amended The 78th General Convention directs the DFMS to develop resources to support local ecologically-responsible stewardship of church property; and create regional groups to compile materials, create networks, and provide consultation.
2015-A058 Authorize Liturgical Materials Honoring God in Creation Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention authorizes the use of supplementary liturgical materials that honor God in creation and consider them for inclusion in the Book of Occasional Services.
2015-A091 Advocate for a Just Food System Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention affirms food ministries and programs within the Church and encourages Church-wide commitment to food systems focused on sustainability, equity, cultural diversity, and accessibility to healthy food.
2015-A170 Advocate for Safe Food Production and Farm Labor Policies Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention supports public policies that promote sustainable farms and land use, safe and healthy food cultivation, production and distribution, the labor rights and safety of farm workers, and public food programs for the poor.
2015-A171 Give Thanks for the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change Concurred as Substituted The 78th General Convention welcomes the papal encyclical on climate change and encourages the Presiding Bishop to write a pastoral letter to the Church in anticipation of the 2015 Paris climate summit.
2015-B006 On the Topic of Affirming Genetic Engineering Technologies Rejected The 78th General Convention rejects a resolution to affirm the potential of genetic engineering technologies in food production.
2015-C013 Oppose Environmental Racism Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention recommits to opposing environmental racism which is expressed in the location of harmful industries in low income neighborhoods.
2015-C015 Refer a Resolution to Amend the Baptismal Covenant Referred The 78th General Convention refers to a Standing Commission a resolution to authorize the trial addition of affirmation in the Baptismal Covenant on the care of God's creation.
2015-C045 Call for Investing in Clean and Renewable Energy Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention calls the Church to divest from fossil fuel companies and reinvest in clean, renewable energy in a fiscally responsible manner.
2015-C053 Support Subsistence Rights of Indigenous Cultures Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention calls for policy recommendations and strategies to support subsistence rights and access to traditional native food sources by Indigenous cultures.
2012-A013 Study the Impact of Genetically Modified Crops and Organisms Concurred as Substituted The 77th General Convention commissions a study of genetically engineered plants and patented organisms to consider food security, biodiversity, environmental degradation, health issues and pathogens, and trade inequities; and urges Episcopalians to reflect and learn about these issues.
2012-B023 Seek Environmental Justice Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention calls for support of policies that provide tangible benefits to communities bearing the greatest burdens of global climate change; for transformation of the world’s energy away from fossil fuels; and for grassroots solutions to climate change.
2012-C119 Support Legislation to Improve Port Conditions and Workers’ Rights Concurred as Substituted The 77th General Convention supports port legislation to reduce pollution and enable workers to seek wage and employment benefits; and encourages dioceses with port installations to become involved in interfaith groups for environmental and worker justice.
2012-D055 Advocate for Reducing Climate-Changing Emissions Concurred as Substituted The 77th General Convention urges the U.S. government to reduce fossil fuel dependency and transition to renewable energy.
2009-A035 Evaluate Use of Standing Commissions to Develop Policy Proposals Concurred as Substituted The 76th General Convention requests evaluation of alternatives to standing commissions for policy research and advocacy.
2009-A045 Restrict Use of Bottled Water and Practice Conservation Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention requests restricted use of bottled water at General Convention.
2009-A157 Refer a Resolution on Climate Change and the Millennium Development Goals Referred The 76th General Convention refers to a Standing Commission a resolution requesting a response to the impact of global climate change on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
2009-C011 Directs Advocacy on Renewable Energy and Environmental Stewardship Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention supports a number of measures by the US government to legislate and implement policies favorable to renewable energy alternatives and environmental stewardship practices.
2009-C012 Urges Scientific Integrity in Environmental Policy Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention supports the scientific integrity of research used in policy decisions affecting humans and their ecosystems.
2009-C064 Endorse the Earth Charter Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention endorses the Earth Charter and directs that specific steps be developed for biblical, theological and spiritual resources for environmental justice.
2009-C070 Endorse The Genesis Covenant Concurred The 76th General Convention affirms The Genesis Covenant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from every Church facility by a minimum of 50% within ten years.
2009-D001 Refer a Resolution to Develop a Pentecost Season Creation Cycle Referred The 76th General Convention refers to a Standing Commission a resolution requesting to establish a Pentecost Season Creation Cycle on the environment.
2009-D014 Direct Dioceses to Educate on Public Environmental Decisions Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention directs diocesan environmental committees to educate congregations about public environmental decisions that adversely affect society's most vulnerable.
2009-D015 Urge Dioceses to Educate on Environmental Decisions Affecting Animal Species Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention supports the humane treatment of all of God's creatures, and urges congregations to educate themselves about endangered species, farmed food animals, and domesticated animals.
2009-D031 Urge Commitment to Lower Carbon Output Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention urges the US government to commit to lower the output of atmospheric carbon by 25% by 2020 and by 80% by 2050.
2006-B002 Acknowledge and Reduce Global Warming Concurred as Amended The 75th General Convention acknowledges Global Warming and urges the Executive Council and its Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Committee to promote a sustainable global environment.
2006-C018 Recognize Global Warming and Reaffirm Church's Environmental Responsibility Concurred as Amended The 75th General Convention reaffirms an historic commitment to environmental stewardship and endorses Interfaith Power and Light.
2003-A016 On the Topic of Food Security Rejected The 74th General Convention rejects a resolution on food security.
2003-C026 Reduce the Use of Toxic Chemicals Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention urges the Church to initiate a plan that reduces the use of toxic chemicals in the management of Church buildings and grounds.
2003-C036 Provide the Church with Information About Food Source Issues Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention seeks to provide a network of bodies within and outside the Church with information concerning the issues surrounding food sources.
2003-D046 Urge Stewardship of Water Resources Concurred The 74th General Convention encourages the Church at all levels to become active stewards of water resources through conservation efforts and stewardship steps.
2003-D066 Endorse ACC Resolutions on the Environment Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention endorses resolutions on the environment passed by the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC).
2003-D070 Work for a Clean Water Policy Concurred The 74th General Convention urges work on public policy that makes clean water accessible to all persons.
2000-A048 Encourage Consideration of the Environment When Choosing Electric Energy Supplier Concurred The 73rd General Convention encourages consideration of the environment when choosing electric energy suppliers.
2000-D005 Oppose Environmental Racism Concurred The 73rd General Convention calls on the Church to oppose environmental racism and directs the Washington Office to monitor legislation on industries that threaten communities inhabited by people of color or the poor.
1997-A041 Reaffirm Resolution on Environmentally Sound Behavior Concurred As Amended The 72nd General Convention reaffirms its policy that the Church adopt practical, environmentally sound, and energy-efficient lifestyle behavior, particularly when gathered at General Convention.
1997-A145 On the Topic of a Study of Ecological Concerns and Stewardship Rejected The 72nd General Convention rejects a resolution to undertake a study of ecological concerns and stewardship.
1994-A041 Authorize Continuation of the Environmental Stewardship Team Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 71st General Convention reauthorizes the Environmental Stewardship Team for work in environmental education, theological dialogue, and the identification of models of environmental stewardship.
1994-A042 Encourage Church Investment Strategy on Hazardous Chemicals Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention reaffirms its commitment to justice for those exposed to hazardous waste disposal. It encourages the Church to influence corporations to find alternatives to the manufacture, use, and disposal of hazardous chemicals.
1994-A044 Adopt Environmentally Sound Practices at Church Meetings Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention requests that the Church at all levels adopt practical, environmentally sound and energy-efficient lifestyle behaviors and that all future General Conventions be models of environmental stewardship.
1994-D048 On the Topic of Environmental Stewardship Rejected The 71st General Convention rejects the resolution supporting goals of environmental stewardship.
1994-D062 On the Topic of Biodiversity and Natural Habitats Rejected The 71st General Convention rejects the resolution protecting biodiversity and natural habitats.
1991-A109 Promote the Valdez Principles Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention promotes the Valdez Principles as a model through which industry can address various environmental concerns.
1991-A111 On the Topic of Environmentally Sound Practices Rejected The 70th General Convention rejects the resolution directing the General Convention to adopt environmentally sound practices.
1991-A195 Affirm Environmental Responsibility and Establish an Environmental Stewardship Team Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 70th General Convention affirms humanity's responsibility for the earth and acknowledges God's call to engage in environmental issues. It calls for the appointment of an Environmental Stewardship Team.
1991-B044 Oppose Use of Foreign Countries as Dumping Places for Waste Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention expresses opposition to the use of foreign countries, especially Latin America and the Caribbean, as dumping places for waste, pesticides and chemical residues.
1991-D041 Implement 1988 Lambeth Resolution No.040 on the Environment Concurred The 70th General Convention calls for implementation of the 1988 Lambeth Conference resolution which identifies areas in which the misuse of people or resources poses a threat to the life system of the planet and calls upon each province and diocese to devise a program of study, reflection and action concerning our stewardship of God's earth.
1991-D087 Seek to Reduce the Use of Paper Concurred The 70th General Convention asks the Church at every level to reduce the use of paper in the conduct of business.
1991-D118 On the Topic of Nuclear Power Rejected The 70th General Convention rejects the resolution encouraging exploration of peaceful uses of nuclear power.
1991-D124 Support Reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act in 1991 Concurred The 70th General Convention supports the reauthorization and strengthening of the Endangered Species Act.
1991-D125 Oppose Oil Development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Concurred The 70th General Convention opposes the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil development and supports legislation that improves energy conservation.
1988-D126 Request a Statement of Policy and a Plan for Environmental Stewardship Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention requests a plan of action regarding stewardship of the global environment and the potential problems of ozone depletion and global warming.
1985-D109 On the Topic of Pollution and Toxic Waste Disposal Rejected The 68th General Convention rejects the resolution requesting a report on the Church's response to the issues of pollution and toxic waste disposal.
1982-A111 Request Dioceses to Respond to Issues of Land Use and Stewardship Concurred The 67th General Convention urges dioceses to work ecumenically in their states to help form land stewardship councils.
1982-B006 Develop an Educational Process on Judicious Land Use Concurred The 67th General Convention gives high priority to education on responsible land use and urges Congressional legislation to promote the judicious use of land resources.
1979-D029 Give Priority to Educating Congregations on Energy and the Environment Concurred As Amended The 66th General Convention directs the Executive Council to continue the work of the Task Force on Energy and Environment and to develop an educational process on responsibilities and actions in a world of dwindling resources.
1979-D143 Urge Local Churches to Influence Land Development in Their Communities Concurred The 66th General Convention urges that the appropriate public agencies examine all proposals to convert undeveloped lands in light of the effects of such conversion upon local and worldwide food, energy, housing needs, and supplies.
1979-D144 Call Upon Members to Exercise a Responsible Life Style Concurred As Amended The 66th General Convention calls all Church members to exercise a responsible life style based on real personal needs commensurate with a world of limited resources.
Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract