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Operation Noah has called on UK Churches to follow the lead of the Quakers and disinvest from fossil fuel companies .
Operation Noah, 350.org and People & Planet are jointly hosting a Fossil Free Tour led by author and activist Bill McKibben.
Britain is losing the global race on green growth, a failure that could cost hundreds of thousands of jobs, the TUC General Secretary will warn today (21 October)
British Quakers have resolved to end all investment in fossil fuel companies and have begun steps to sell all the shares in question.
Operation Noah has welcomed the announcement from Quakers in Britain that they are disinvesting from fossil fuels and calling on others to do so.
Although 63 per cent of Anglicans believe the C of E should take a lead on climate change, a new survey shows only 25 per cent think it should disinvest from fossil fuel companies.
The General Synod will for the first time vote on a motion suggesting the Church should divest from fossil fuels companies.
A new poll from Friends of the Earth reveals 85 per cent support for an increase the use of clean British energy and a reduction in the use of overseas gas.
The Methodist Conference has said that failure to acknowledge the urgent need for radical cuts in greenhouse gas emissions is “morally irresponsible” in a new statement adopted by the Church.