Past Events

Operation Noah Annual Supporters Meeting 2011: report

June 2011: On 6th June, we held our Annual Supporters Meeting followed by special seminar 'The Climate Crisis: Why is nothing Happening? A Social, Political and Moral Perspective on Obstacles to Action'.

Fossil Free Tour

This autumn Bill McKibben, International Climate Campaigner,, People & Planet and Operation Noah will hit the road to help build a movement strong enough to change the terrifying maths of the climate crisis.

Annual Supporters' meeting and AGM 2013

This year's supporter meeting and AGM was held on Saturday 13 July, in Central London, attended by 40 people. We introduced Operation Noah’s exciting new campaign that aims to encourage churches to disinvest from fossil fuels, then we explored the role of Operation Noah Ambassadors.

Operation Noah Theology Seminar March 2013

Operation Noah held a theology seminar in London in March with representatives from Christian Ecology Link, A Rocha, Christian Aid, Tearfund, and a number of churches.

Climate Service 2012

Christian Ecology Link and Operation Noah organised an ecumenical service of worship, held at Grosvenor Chapel, before the Campaign against Climate Change national march on Saturday 1st December.

Climate change and the purposes of God: where next with the Ash Wednesday Declaration?

Is responding to climate change an urgent discipleship issue for followers of Jesus Christ? Does is matter to God? Should it concern the church? Operation Noah is holding a series of events for clergy and other church leaders to explore these themes.

Operation Noah Annual Lecture 2012

Andy Atkins, the Executive Director for Friends of the Earth, delivered the Operation Noah annual lecture 2012 on 21st November. His topic was ‘Overcoming fossil fuel addiction - the next moral revolution?’ 

Making climate change funny

We asked our comedian-in-residence Paul Kerensa to make climate change funny. He piloted his comedy set at our supporters' meeting in June, and later performed to a full tent at the Greenbelt festival over the August 2012 bank holiday weekend.

Climate Change and The Purposes of God: September 19th, Bristol

Operation Noah is holding a series of half-day conferences for clergy and other church leaders under the title 'Climate change and the purposes of God' to explore the themes around our Ash Wednesday Declaration. We report on the Bristol conference, which took place on 19th September 2012.

Mission Earth - A Christian Response to climate change at York Minster

Operation Noah board member Ruth Jarman says, "The church has a whole new field of mission."

Disarming denial: Annual supporters' meeting 2012

Our annual supporters meeting and AGM took place on Saturday 23rd June at the Wesley Memorial Church in Oxford. It was a great success.

Ash Wednesday service

On Ash Wednesday, 22 February, a short public service of prayer and dedication to launch Operation Noah's Ash Wednesday Declaration was held at St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside, London (5pm). 

Treasure in the Field: CEL conference

‘Treasure in the Field: Spiritual capital, sustainable living’

Christian Ecology Link Conference, Saturday 10 March 2012

With Jonathon Porritt and Tim Gorringe, Stoke Gifford (near Bristol Parkway station).

Carols for Climate at King's Cross

Update: thank you to everyone who supported our carol singing in 2011. We hope to be back next year.

Carol singers wanted: On 15th December, Operation Noah will be carol-singing to travellers at one of London's busiest stations.The aim is fund-raising for the charity and awareness-raising about climate change. Please join us.

Operation Noah Annual Lecture 2011: Report

Climate change is a confessional issue for the churches

Professor Tim Gorringe gave the Operation Noah annual lecture on Monday 15th November 2011 at at St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, and asked 'Is climate change, and its connection with the global economy, a matter for church confession?'

The 2010 London Climate Service

It was, perhaps, divine intervention that cleared the snow and made the going easier for the annual Climate Change March

The Future of Climate Change

September 2010:  Join Operation Noah's Mark Dowd and other guest speakers on 22nd September at St. John's Waterloo for an evening of presentations and discussion on the future of climate change.


Climate Vigil

Light a candle for science, reason, truth and climate justice on the 15th of May...

May 2010: On Saturday, 15 May at St Martin in the Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, London; join Operation Noah, CEL and CaCC for an all-night vigil on climate change.

Past events

Enlightening events

Since 2009, Operation Noah have put on (and participated in) lots of great events.

2009 Annual Lecture

The Climate Crisis: A Christian Response

October 2009: 1000 people from all over England packed into Southwark Cathedral on the 13th of October to hear Dr Rowan Williams speak on 'The Climate Crisis: A Christian Response'

Inspiring people: The Deben Ark

August 2009: Get inspired by Neil Winship and his ark!

The London Ark

July 2009: The Bishop of London, Carmelite friars from Aylesford Priory, a replica ark, 200 plus Christian school children dressed as animals, and an array of real alpacas, sheep, goats and ducks celebrated our colourful climate event beside the Palace of Westminster on 2 July.