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15

May

2019

United Reformed Church votes to divest from fossil fuels

The United Reformed Church (URC) unanimously approved a proposal to sell its investments in fossil fuel companies at a governing body meeting yesterday evening.

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13

May

2019

Catholic institutions in major maritime areas divest from fossil fuels

12 Catholic institutions connected to the world’s oceans have announced their commitment to divest from fossil fuels. These include institutions in Panama, the Philippines, Greece and port cities across Europe.

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27

Apr

2019

Award-winning vlogger and URC Youth member releases film calling for divestment

Isaac Harvey, a member of URC Youth and award-winning vlogger who edits videos using his feet, has released a short film urging the United Reformed Church (URC) to divest from fossil fuels.

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23

Apr

2019

Eight local churches and the URC Synod of Yorkshire join the Easter Declaration

Operation Noah is delighted to announce that eight local churches and the United Reformed Church Synod of Yorkshire have made divestment commitments as part of the Easter Declaration for Fossil Free Churches.

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15

Apr

2019

New Church of Scotland divestment briefing launched

In recent years, the Church of Scotland has debated how to align its concerns about climate change with its investment policy – without a clear conclusion.

Christian Aid, Operation Noah, Friends of the Earth Scotland and Eco-congregation Scotland have produced a joint briefing to inform Church of Scotland members about how the Church can better address these concerns by divesting from fossil fuels.

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26

Mar

2019

United Reformed Church Synod of Yorkshire divests from fossil fuels

The United Reformed Church Synod of Yorkshire has decided to end its investments in fossil fuels. In announcing its decision, it highlighted the major contribution of fossil fuel companies to climate change and its disproportionate impact on the world’s poorest communities.

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