Blog Archive: fossil fuels Archives - Bright Now

14

Jul

2019

Cardiff church becomes the first in Wales to divest from fossil fuels

Beulah United Reformed Church in Cardiff has decided to end its investments in fossil fuels – becoming the first local church in Wales to divest.

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23

May

2019

Church of Scotland narrowly votes against fossil fuel divestment

The Church of Scotland voted narrowly against divestment from fossil fuel companies at its General Assembly in Edinburgh yesterday.

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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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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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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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21

Feb

2019

Catholic religious orders call for urgent action on fossil fuel divestment

On Thursday 14 February, 65 people from more than 20 Catholic religious communities attended a conference hosted by Mount Street Jesuit Centre in London entitled ‘Fossil fuel divestment for a zero-carbon future: A conference for religious’. James Buchanan reports on the day.

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