Posts tagged 'Church of England'

PRESS RELEASE: Operation Noah welcomes Church of England decision to set 2030 net zero target

Posted in: News
Date posted: 13 February 2020

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12 February 2020

Operation Noah joyfully welcomes the outcome of the Church of England General Synod debate on the climate emergency and carbon reduction target.

General Synod members voted by 144 votes to 129 to support an amendment from Revd Canon Prof. Martin Gainsborough, Chaplain to the Bishop of Bristol, to set a net zero emissions target of 2030.

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Ecocide: Will the Church dare to be prophetic again?

Posted in: Blog, Featured
Date posted: 6 January 2020

By Holly-Anna Petersen, Operation Noah trustee.

I call myself a Christian because I am in love with the character of our Christ. I am captivated by Jesus’ gritty drive for righteousness, which led him to prophetically call out the powers of the time – an act which he knew would ultimately lead to not only his arrest but his execution. I love that this sets the challenge in my day to day of how I can be deeper and braver in how I love.

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Church of England General Synod votes for fossil fuel divestment

Posted in: News
Date posted: 8 July 2018

The Church of England’s governing body, General Synod, has voted almost unanimously to divest by 2023 from oil and gas companies not on track to meet the Paris Agreement target of limiting global average temperature rise to well below 2°C.

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Resolutions for the earth in 2016

Posted in: Comment
Date posted: 20 January 2016

“The Paris climate summit has reignited hope”, says former Operation Noah board member Bishop David Atkinson, writing with Ian Christie in Church Times. But they issue a challenge, too: nine New Year Resolutions for the Church of England.

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‘Reconciling a Wounded Planet’: a participant’s view

Posted in: Comment
Date posted: 23 September 2015

Board members Jean Leston and Alex Mabbs represented Operation Noah at the ‘Reconciling a Wounded Planet’ conference in Coventry. Jean reports on the lessons learned.

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Newsletter, August 2015

Posted in: Newsletters
Date posted: 6 August 2015

Read about the Baked Alaska theatre tour, divestment news from the Methodist Church and Church of England, faith leaders speak out on climate change.

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