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Earth Overshoot Day

The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt, a constituent of Trevor Evans MP, and The Rev’d Peter Moore from Angligreen, were forced to slip their climate action requests under Evans’ Albion electoral office door after they were locked out during their Australia’s Overshoot Day vigil on 23 March 2022.

SEQ Anglicans mark Australia’s Overshoot Day with bell tolling in churches and hymn singing outside Trevor Evans’ electoral office

Queensland Anglicans marked Australia’s Overshoot Day today with bell tolling across the south-east and a vigil outside the electoral office of the Assistant Minister for Environmental Management the Hon Trevor Evans MP, calling for effective climate action by 2030


Australia’s Overshoot Day in 2022 is Wednesday 23 March

“And so, it comes back to how well we honour our relationships. The principle of loving one’s neighbour invites us to approach the planet with a different framing. At its heart, loving one’s neighbour involves acknowledging that we are connected to one another. My welfare and yours are interdependent. And we both cannot truly flourish unless the koala does, too,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt


What you can do to help on Australia's Overshoot Day

“I, like most shoppers, have often experienced supply shortages on supermarket shelves during the last two years. Sometimes this shortage was caused by people taking much more than they needed…Our planet is also experiencing supply problems. Humans are taking more from the planet than it can reproduce,” says The Rev’d Peter Moore, Chair of Angligreen


Earth Overshoot Day: 29 July 2021

“How do we #MoveTheDate back without being forced to by a pandemic? There are effective and affordable solutions. We can accelerate their implementation by sharing knowledge of what works and bringing people together,” reflects The Rev’d Peter Moore, Chair of Angligreen