Blog Archive: fossil fuels Archives - Bright Now

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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14

Nov

2019

Could your church join the Epiphany Declaration for Fossil Free Churches?

Today, we are launching the next joint divestment announcement for local churches and Christian organisations, which will take place on the Epiphany (6 January 2020).

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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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