Posts tagged 'Methodists'

Methodist Church takes one step closer to fossil fuel divestment

Posted in: News
Date posted: 29 June 2017

The Methodist Conference has voted for the principle of withdrawing investments from fossil fuel companies whose plans are at odds with the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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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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Methodist Church edges towards fossil fuel disinvestment but fails to commit

Posted in: News
Date posted: 5 May 2015

Press release, 30 April: In a new climate change policy, the Methodist Church has set criteria for excluding tar sands and thermal coal companies, but fails to join a growing list of fossil free churches, public bodies and leading charitable trusts by sending a clear signal that it will disinvest. Read more

Methodists fail to respond to grassroots call for fossil fuel disinvestment

Posted in: News
Date posted: 3 July 2014

Press release, 3 July 2014: The Methodist Conference has opted to ‘review’ its investments in fossil fuels. Operation Noah welcomes this recognition of the issues but, like grassroots Methodists who were asking the Conference to go much further, believes it must move rapidly to disinvest from fossil fuels.

This year’s Methodist Conference received an unprecedented six memorials (resolutions) about investment in fossil fuels from local Circuits or Districts, four of which called for disinvestment. Read more

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