Blog Archive: Anglican Communion Archives - Bright Now

14

Apr

2021

Church in Wales declares a climate emergency and divests from fossil fuels

The Church in Wales has declared a climate emergency and voted overwhelmingly to divest from fossil fuels at the Church’s Governing Body today.

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7

Apr

2021

Anglican Communion webinar highlights local and global leadership on divestment

Operation Noah, together with the Anglican Communion Environmental Network, Christian Aid, Tearfund and Eco-congregation Scotland, hosted a webinar on divestment attended by over 220 people on Thursday 25 March.

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25

Jan

2021

Bright Now, COP26 and the just and green recovery in 2021

At this time of climate emergency, every year counts, and never has this been more the case than in 2021. As the UK prepares to host the UN climate talks (COP26) later in November, we have a crucial opportunity to make an impact and increase the pressure on institutions and governments to respond with the urgency that the climate crisis demands.

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12

Sep

2019

Global coalition of faith institutions announce divestment from fossil fuels

A diverse coalition of 22 faith institutions from around the world have just announced their decision to divest from fossil fuels.

With these commitments and others, the world has reached a new milestone. Since 2014, the value of institutions divesting from fossil fuels has risen from a starting point of $50 billion to more than $11 trillion of assets today.

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31

Jul

2019

Scottish Episcopal Church recognises ‘moral imperative to divest fully from fossil fuels’

The Scottish Episcopal Church has taken a major step towards divestment from fossil fuels after its General Synod voted to change its ethical investment policy.

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30

Sep

2016

Anglican Church of Southern Africa votes to divest from fossil fuels

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa (South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Angola, Mozambique and Namibia) passed a motion at their Provincial Synod to divest from fossil fuels. This decision follows the lead of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Foundation, which voted to divest in April this year. Read more