Muslim Climate Action (MCA) is a group of UK Muslim organisations concerned about climate change.
Our faith teaches us that Allah has placed humans as stewards (khalifah) of the earth to protect and safeguard His creation, meaning that Muslims have a responsibility to tackle climate change.
We believe that climate change is a man-made problem mainly caused by burning high levels of fossil fuels and pursuing irresponsible and unsustainable economic growth. We recognise that the poorest people around the world including here in the UK are suffering the worst effects of climate change which is a huge injustice.
As active members of Muslim communities living in the UK, it is our duty to speak, act and collaborate with like-minded people to tackle the most dangerous threat to human life and our beautiful planet.
“Oh you who believe! Stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to Allah, even as against yourselves, or your parents, or your kin, and whether it be (against) rich or poor…” [Qur’an 4:135]
Our aims are to:
- Share best practice on climate change campaigning and programmes amongst member organisations to build our capacity and expertise
- Showcase work being undertaken by UK Muslim organisations to address climate change
- Highlight Islamic perspectives on the environment and climate change issues among Muslim communities, the media and the wider society
- Represent Muslim voices in the UK on climate change by joining together for campaign activities and moments