Archive: May 2023 - Operation Noah

May 2023 Newsletter

Posted in: News, Newsletters
Date posted: 31 May 2023

In our May 2023 newsletter, we explore how the Church of England’s National Investing Bodies are moving closer to divesting from fossil fuel companies, invite you to join our 20 June open Zoom call in which we will discuss the stakes for this July’s Church of England General Synod, celebrate the Diocese of Sheffield’s recent divestment commitment, ask you to ‘save the date’ for our 14 October Supporters’ Event and much more!

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Operation Noah to hold open Zoom meeting to discuss upcoming CofE General Synod

Posted in: Campaigning, Events, Featured
Date posted: 31 May 2023

Operation Noah will hold an open Zoom call on 20 June at 5.30pm for campaigners to hear about ways to support divestment in the Church of England in the run up to the CofE’s July Synod. The Church of England’s National Investing Bodies have said they will divest from fossil fuel companies not aligned with the Paris Agreement by the end of 2023, though questions remain as to how the CofE will determine compliance as well as when divestment might be announced.

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Church Times op-ed promotes divestment and a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty

Posted in: Articles, Blog, News
Date posted: 31 May 2023

An op-ed written by Revd Dr Rachel Mash of Green Anglicans, Dr Cathy Rhodes of the Diocese of Sheffield and Revd Fletcher Harper of GreenFaith has made the case for Church divestment and a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty in the wake of the G7 meeting in Hiroshima, Japan – a meeting in which leaders failed to commit to a phase out of fossil fuels.

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Join us for Operation Noah’s Supporters’ Event on Saturday 14 October

Posted in: Articles, Blog, Events
Date posted: 31 May 2023

Operation Noah will host an in-person and online Supporters’ Event on Saturday 14 October, and you are invited!

For those who are able to join us in person, we’ll gather in a beautiful room on the top floor of the CAFOD offices (55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB) where we now rent space. We’ll share more details soon, including speakers and featured topics.

Operation Noah Praises the Church of England for Voting Against Fossil Fuel Company Directors, Urges Divestment

Posted in: Blog, Campaigning, Comment, Featured, News
Date posted: 11 May 2023

Operation Noah has praised the Church of England’s Pensions Board and Church Commissioners for committing to vote against directors of fossil fuel companies in which the CofE still own shares for a lack of climate progress while insisting that divestment will ‘get the attention of investors around the world’.

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