Time is running out: what the IPCC report means for fossil fuels and climate solutions

Posted in: Articles, Blog, Featured
Date posted: 27 April 2022

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published its 6th Assessment Working Group III report (‘Mitigation of Climate Change’). In this blog, Bright Now Campaign Officer Sharon Hall explores key findings of the report and what it means for our work on fossil fuels, investment in climate solutions and nature-based solutions.

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COP28: The Urgency for Action and How to Get Involved

Posted in: Articles, Blog, Campaigning
Date posted: 23 November 2023

COP28 comes at a crucial moment as scientists say the world must reduce emissions by 42% by 2030 to avoid the most severe impacts of global heating. However, emissions are still going up, with fossil fuel companies planning to increase production. And according to a report out this month from the International Energy Agency, last year fossil fuel companies were responsible for a minuscule 1% of global investment in renewable energy. Here, we discuss what’s at stake as world leaders gather in the UAE and how you can get involved.

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Book Review: ‘Bodies on the Line’ by Revd Sue Parfitt

Posted in: Articles, Blog

Operation Noah Trustee Nicky Bull reviews a new book from Revd Sue Parfitt, an Anglican priest who has become well known in recent years for taking non-violent direct action in the face of political and corporate inaction on the climate and nature crises. As a result of her environmental protests, Parfitt has regularly been arrested, and in ‘Bodies on the Line’ (Lab/ora Press) she gives ‘a reasoned and extremely rational defence of these actions’.

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Book Review: ‘The Culture of Stopping’ by Harald Welzer

Posted in: Articles, Blog

Written originally in German, and with many references to Germany, it is nevertheless applicable anywhere that is dominated by a culture of over-consumption, ambition around accumulation of wealth and possessions, and obsession with a growth economy.

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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.

Dr Cathy Rhodes Submits Synod Motion to Strengthen Church of England’s Divestment Pledge

Posted in: Articles, Blog, Campaigning, News
Date posted: 27 April 2023

I believe our Christian calling is to divest now from all companies who are undertaking fossil fuel exploration and development. We are rapidly running out of time. This PMM is designed to give the NIBs a simple directive from Synod: move money out of all companies planning fossil fuel exploration and development and increase investment in climate solutions.

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