The Bishop of London speaking at Operation Noah’s climate event, Westminster, July 2009.

Since its launch in 2004, Operation Noah has worked in many ways to raise awareness of climate change and to equip Christians to take a stand on this vital issue.


A series of annual lectures, with speakers including Dr Rowan Williams, then Archbishop of Canterbury; Andy Atkins, Friends of the Earth; Professor Tim Gorringe, Exeter University.

‘Climate change and the purposes of God: a call to the Church’, a theological basis for a Christian response to climate change.

Resources for churches

Producing numerous theological, liturgical and practical resources for churches.

A stand-up comedy routine about climate change, commissioned from Christian comedian Paul Kerensa and performed at Greenbelt.

Baked Alaska, a play about climate change commissioned from  Riding Lights Theatre Company. This toured throughout the UK in 2015, and filmed excerpts, with accompanying resources, are now available for schools and study groups.

Church divestment

Our Bright Now campaign: this has taken a leading and influential role in the national debate on the ethics of investment in fossil fuels.

The Bright Now report: the moral, theological, scientific, financial and practical case for churches to divest from fossil fuel companies.

A practical guide for churches, ‘How to Divest your Church’.


Setting up Prayer and Fast for the Climate, along with other members of the ‘Faith for the Climate’ network.

Working with other faith-based environment organisations to enhance and support the teaching of creation care in ministerial training.

Find out more

Read our annual reports.


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