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Inspired by Operation Noah’s Bright Now campaign, Brighthelm URC Church in Brighton is pulling out of investment in fossil fuels.
Operation Noah has welcomed today’s decision at the Church of England’s General Synod to engage seriously with the issue of climate change.
The Church of England’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group is biased and ill-informed when it comes to fossil fuel disinvestment, says Operation Noah.
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.
British Quakers have resolved to end all investment in fossil fuel companies and have begun steps to sell all the shares in question.
The General Synod will for the first time vote on a motion suggesting the Church should divest from fossil fuels companies.
Operation Noah will next week call on the UK Government to change the direction of its Energy Bill, which is currently going through parliament.
Operation Noah is calling on the oil company Total to publish the full extent of pollution from the Elgin Platform in the North Sea immediately.
On Ash Wednesday, Progressio was delighted to add its name to a call to the Church to reflect, pray and act on climate change and environmental degradation in our world.