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The Global Church and the Fossil Fuelled Five webinar

May 31, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Fossil Fuelled 5 report, published during COP26 by the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty and partners, examines five wealthy nations – the UK, US, Canada, Australia and Norway – that have a widening gap between their rhetoric on climate action and their plans to expand the production of fossil fuels.

This webinar will present fossil fuel divestment, support for the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty and opposition to new fossil fuel developments as three important actions that Churches and faith groups around the world can take in response to the climate crisis.

We are delighted to welcome the following speakers:

  • Keynote speaker: Bill McKibben, Author, environmentalist and co-founder of 350.org
  • Revd Rachel Mash, Environmental Coordinator of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa
  • Tzeporah Berman, International Program Director at Stand.earth and Chair of the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative
  • Pastor Ray Minniecon, Executive Member, Indigenous Peoples’ Organisation and Australian indigenous Anglican pastor
  • Revd abby mohaupt, Director of Education and Training at GreenFaith and Presbyterian Church (USA) minister
  • James Buchanan, Bright Now Campaign Director at Operation Noah

UN Secretary General António Guterres recently said: ‘Fossil fuel interests are now cynically using the war in Ukraine to try to lock in a high carbon future. A shift to renewables is crucial to mending our broken global energy mix and offering hope to millions suffering climate impacts today.’

This webinar will include inspiring speakers and case studies from around the world, including the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, the Presbyterian Church (USA), the UK, Canada, Australia and Norway.

It will be an opportunity to find out how your Church or faith institution can join the next global divestment announcement for faith institutions on 5 July 2022 and endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.

This webinar is organised by Laudato Si’ Movement, Operation Noah, World Council of Churches, Green Anglicans and GreenFaith.

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