Blog Archive: fossil fuels Archives - Bright Now

12

Jan

2022

Church investors should heed Desmond Tutu’s call on divestment: Operation Noah and Green Anglicans

Writing in the Church Times, James Buchanan, Operation Noah’s Bright Now Campaign Manager, and Revd Dr Rachel Mash, Environmental Coordinator of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, leader of Green Anglicans and recipient of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Cross of St Augustine, call on the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels due to the industry’s human rights abuses and role in fuelling the climate crisis. 

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17

May

2021

Global coalition of faith institutions divest ahead of G7 and COP26

Today, 36 faith institutions from 11 countries announce their divestment from fossil fuels. It comes from institutions in Brazil, Argentina, India, the Philippines, Uganda, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, the UK and the United States. The leadership of these faith organisations highlights the urgent need to divest from fossil fuels and invest in clean alternatives in response to the growing climate crisis.

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7

May

2021

Church of Scotland divests from oil and gas companies

Christian environmental and development charities Operation Noah, Christian Aid and Eco-congregation Scotland, have welcomed the decision of the Church of Scotland Investors’ Trust to sell its shares in oil and gas companies.

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30

Apr

2021

Methodist Church divests from all fossil fuel companies

The Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church has fully divested from fossil fuel companies, after selling its remaining shares in Shell and Equinor.

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9

Apr

2021

Diocese of Oxford completes divestment from fossil fuel companies

The Diocese of Oxford has completed its divestment from fossil fuel companies, becoming the first Church of England diocese to publicly announce its divestment.

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24

Sep

2020

Global divestment announcement: 10 reasons to divest from fossil fuels

Together with our friends at the Global Catholic Climate Movement, World Council of Churches, Green Anglicans and GreenFaith, Operation Noah is delighted to launch the next global divestment announcement for faith organisations, which will take place on 16 November 2020.

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