Anglican Church of Southern Africa to explore divestment from fossil fuels

[Press release] Johannesburg, 25 September 2015 -– 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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Papal encyclical reinforces moral impetus to the growing African fossil fuel divestment movement

[Press release] JOHANNESBURG– African fossil fuel divestment campaigners expect the release of Pope Francis’ climate encyclical this week to add momentum and moral weight to the fast growing global movement, as well as help expand its reach in faith communities across the African continent. In the Papal encyclical, to be released on Thursday in six (More...)

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