Blog Archive: Anglican Communion Archives - Bright Now




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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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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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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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