Blog Archive: Bill McKibben Archives - Bright Now




The Global Church and the Fossil Fuelled Five webinar

Together with Laudato Si’ Movement, World Council of Churches, Green Anglicans and GreenFaith, Operation Noah organised a webinar ahead of the Stockholm +50 conference entitled The Global Church and the Fossil Fuelled Five.

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Hundreds join Methodist divestment webinar with Bill McKibben

On Tuesday 16 February, nearly 400 hundred people joined a webinar on fossil fuel divestment in the Methodist Church organised by Operation Noah, Christian Aid and the Methodist Zero Carbon Group.

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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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Greenbelt 2016: Bright Now meets Bill McKibben

Operation Noah volunteers in "Bright Now" T-shirts with Bill McKibben.

In our second blog post from Greenbelt 2016, Operation Noah volunteer Jade Ashley Till  writes about the day Bright Now met Bill McKibben. Read more




Greenbelt 2016: eagerly awaiting a climate of change

Jean Leston holding Bright Now poster.

Operation Noah trustee Jean Leston reports from our first day at Greenbelt 2016. Read more




The most urgent moral issue facing humanity

Bishop David Atkinson reflects on the messages from the Fossil Free Tour.

Speaker panel at the Fossil Free Tour (Operation Noah board member Sunniva Taylor on the right).

A call for disinvestment from fossil fuels! Nearly 1000 people, including many students and many from Christian churches, filled the Troxy cinema in Limehouse, London, on Friday 1st November for the concluding session of the ‘Fossil Free’ Europe tour, featuring American environmentalist Bill McKibben. Another 5000 people watched live screenings in 39 countries. I was there, along with other members of the Operation Noah Board, to see the culmination of months of planning from Operation Noah’s Bright Now team along with our partners and People & Planet.

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