Buddhism and the Climate Crisis

This is a list of talks and online resources collected for BAM 2020: For the Earth. If you want to know about the connection between Buddhism and taking action on the climate crisis, take a look.

Ecodharma resources including recordings of ecodharma webinars

Shantigarbha How to stay sane in the climate and ecological emergency: https://youtu.be/K-7MRz-HZMU and talk for BAM 2020 on The Burning House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aksXVbzOjlw

Kaspa & Satya Pure Land Eco Dharma https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYFiBLWWAkg

David Loy answers ‘What is Buddhism For’ (2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liHtGgGogoY

Vaddhaka on ‘Going Beyond Capitalism’ (2014) http://vimeo.com/96757414

Joanna Macy on ‘Befriending our despair’ (2006) https://vimeo.com/74502395

Sangharakshita on ‘Buddhism, Peace and Nuclear War’ (1984) https://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details?num=162

Roshi Joan Halifax: in the second part of this podcast Roshi Halifax speaks about her experience of getting arrested whist protesting: https://www.upaya.org/2020/02/halifax-rossetter-sesshin-ancestral-heart-1-6/

Many of the talks from Buddhafield Festival last year focused on the climate and ecological situation: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmwShm8p1ELaSnmy6wa27V1lqUgqxtkzm

Satya Robyn’s free e-course for Dear Earth: http://www.dearearth.co.uk/fordearearth/

Articles from Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey:

 ‘A Stand of Alder Trees’ by Rev. Wilfrid Powell and  ‘Do We Hear The Call?’ by Rev. Elinore Agnew

Running Tide: Earth Journal of Amida Shu, on the theme of ‘Earth’

XR Buddhist Website – lots of resources on Buddhist Action

John’s Tips for Greenspace Climate Action

John Marder, NBO committee member and horticulturist/greenspace adviser has created a guide to the best way of using green spaces to combat climate change:

Download it here: John’s Tips for Greenspace Climate Action