The International Environment Forum, as a Bahá'í-inspired professional organization for environment and sustainability, shares and upholds the principles and ideals of the Bahá'í Faith and supports its efforts to establish and promote peace, the unity of the human race, and an ever-advancing world civilization that preserves the ecological balance of the planet.
COP28 highlights the need for fundamental
transformations in climate governance
Convenor of the Climate Governance Commission
15 December 2023
We Must Face the Risks to the World’s Future – Now
Arthur Lyon Dahl and Augusto Lopez-Claros
Baha'iTeachings.org - 7 December 2023
and in Spanish
Faith for Climate: A Call to Action
Inspired by the Interfaith Statement signed by Pope Francis,
Ahmed El-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al Azhar,
and around 30 religious leaders
and representatives from a range of traditions, launched on December 3,
the Faith Pavilion at COP28 puts forth this Call to Action.
Mobilizing an Earth Governance Alliance
Strengthening global governance
to protect the environment
Richard St.Barbe Baker was a unique figure promoting environmental protection and forest restoration from the 1920s in Africa, North America, Palestine, Australasia and around the world. IEF has restored the content of a website about this remarkable man and his impact. Life story of Richard St. Barbe Baker (1889-1983), "Man of the Trees", forester, early environmentalist and Bahá'í. We all can learn from his example.
Ocean Governance: management of marine resources,
food security and sustainable development
Paris, 16-17 November 2023
Conference of Chief Justices of the World
City Montessori School
1-7 November 2023
At an international conference organized by City Montessori School in Lucknow, India, participants from over 50 countries engaged with hundreds of students on the question of how to make global governance more effective and accountable.
William J. Ripple et al.
24 October 2023
The Alliance of World Scientists that issues Scientists' Warnings has just published its 2023 state of the climate report. The following is a summary of the conclusions of the report. You should refer to the full report for more details, references and telling graphics.