Blog Archive: fossil fuels Archives - Bright Now

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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15

Jan

2020

Greta Thunberg calls for divestment and the end of fossil fuel subsidies

The 17 year old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has called on world leaders to end the ‘madness’ of fossil fuel investments and subsidies. The article, published by the Guardian, was written with other youth climate activists from around the world. It urges leaders meeting in Davos for the 50th anniversary conference of the World Economic Forum later this month to end global investment in fossil fuels.

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3

Dec

2019

First local Methodist church divests from fossil fuels

Ivybridge Methodist Church in Devon has decided to end its investments in fossil fuels, becoming the first local Methodist church in the UK to divest.

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