Sunday 17th October 2021 For immediate release Photos available here / Interviews available / Livestream recording Contact: 07954 377569 / email@example.com Five Christians dressed as penitents whilst a member of the clergy poured fake oil over them outside Lambeth Palace today in protest at the Church of England’s continued investments in fossil fuel industries. Three … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Christian climate activists at Lambeth Palace demand CofE divests from fossil fuels
The following letter was hand delivered to Archbishop Justin Welby on 17th October as part of an action to encourage the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels. The Most Revd Justin Welby Lambeth Palace London SE1 7JU 17th October 2021 Dear Reverend Welby, SUBJECT: CODE RED FOR HUMANITY – We have run out of … Continue reading Letter handed to Justin Welby at Lambeth Palace, 17th October 2021
The following statement was read out at an action designed to encourage the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels. The action took place at Lambeth Palace on Sunday 17th October. As part of this earthly body of Christ, and in light of the recent IPCC report that says we must act now if … Continue reading Statement Read out at Lambeth Palace Divestment Action
On Saturday 6th November the COP26 Coalition is organising a march in Glasgow whilst world leaders are meeting in the city to discuss the climate crisis. Marchers will be demanding serious action on the climate crisis as well as bringing together movements to building power for system change - from indigenous struggles to trade unions, … Continue reading March with us in Glasgow
This November world leaders are meeting in Glasgow to talk about the climate emergency. We will be there to make sure they know it’s an emergency and that we need them to talk the strongest action possible to tackle the problem. If you’re planning to join us, here’s some useful information. If we’ve missed something … Continue reading Coming to COP26?
Five Anglicans who are involved in protests organised by Insulate Britain have written an open letter to Justin Welby in response to his comments that there are better ways to protest. Dear Justin, Following coverage of the Insulate Britain protest we understand that you think there are ‘better ways’ to protest. We are sure that … Continue reading Dear Justin…
Kate Chesterman agonised over whether or not to take part in the Insulate Britain protests but ultimately decided not to. Here she explains why. Find out why Fr Martin Newell is taking part. Whether or not you agree with Insulate Britain’s action is not the point I agonised over whether or not I should join … Continue reading Why I am not taking part in Insulate Britain
Since we took action at St Paul's Cathedral on Sunday, people have been asking us which Church of England dioceses still have investments in fossil fuels. Here's a summary. For practical information on asking your church or diocese to divest visit the Bright Now website. Three dioceses have announced their complete divestment from fossil fuels: … Continue reading Does your diocese invest in fossil fuels?
13 Christians, including two members of the clergy, were arrested at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday 29th August, after staging a protest to ask the Church of England to divest from fossil fuels during 2021 to help tackle the climate crisis. Immediately after Communion at a Eucharist service they processed to the altar and faced … Continue reading Christians arrested over demand the Church of England divests from fossil fuels
On Sunday 30th August 2021, 13 Christian were arrested at St Pauls Cathedral whilst demanding that the Church of England divests from fossil fuels in order to tackle the climate emergency. Around 50 more people demonstrated outside of the building with banners and interested with the public to explain why we were there. Ahead of … Continue reading Why we took action at St Paul’s