Blog Archive: April 2020 - Bright Now

21

Apr

2020

Three Methodist churches divest from fossil fuels

Lancaster Methodist Church, Stroud Methodist Church and Banner Cross Methodist Church in Sheffield have decided to end their investments in fossil fuel companies.

In making this decision, the three churches involved have demonstrated prophetic leadership on the climate crisis. They also called on the Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church to complete divestment from fossil fuels this year.

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15

Apr

2020

Churches investing in the clean energy future: case studies

The power of divestment from fossil fuels is two-fold: both in making a statement that it is unethical to profit from climate breakdown and in putting an end to financing fossil fuel companies.

Yet as well as removing finance from the companies causing the climate crisis, it is vital to encourage investment in clean technologies to support renewable energy production and kickstart the transition to a sustainable economy.

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1

Apr

2020

Dunscore Parish Church calls on the Church of Scotland to end investment in fossil fuels

Dunscore Parish Church has decided to end its investments in fossil fuels, becoming the second local church in the Church of Scotland to divest.

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