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Anglican Church of Southern Africa to explore divestment from fossil fuels

[Press release] Johannesburg, 25 September 2015 -– 350Africa.org welcomes the move by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa to explore withdrawing its investments from companies which exploit fossil fuels. The Church has acknowledged in their resolution that the burning of fossil fuels is leading to climate change with devastating effects on the most vulnerable people around the world. The (More...)

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Earth Day 2015: Fossil-free future!

Earth Day was born in 1970 in the US, at the peak of an awakening in environmental awareness that led to the Clean Air Act and a flurry of effective legislative responses to an ecological crisis. 45 years on the challenge of our survival as a specie calls us to act with urgency in responding […] (More...)

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Global Divestment Day steps up fight against climate change across hard hit Africa and Arab world as 2014 confirmed as the hottest year on record

[Press Release] 13th and 14th February to see global call for banks, universities, faith-based organisations and institutions to divest from the fossil fuel industry Fossil Free Africa campaign to intensify against Nedbank and other South African banks... (More...)

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May Pope Francis light the way…

On the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival we stood in silence below the night sky that was illuminated by flickering candles that spelled out our hope for a fossil-free future. In the gleaming light of the candles, our hopes shine in spite of all distractions, while in prayer we break silence, and allow words to […] (More...)

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Climate Warriors Launch Divestment Campaign in the Pacific

Thursday, November 20th Today, 350 Pacific volunteers across the region, known as the ‘Pacific Climate Warriors’, are delivering letters to ANZ management asking them to divest from the fossil fuel industry. This is part of a new ‘divestment’ campaign being launched in the Pacific by the climate campaigning network, 350 Pacific. “We launched this campaign (More...)

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