Church of England faces pressure to ditch fossil fuels

Oxford has become the first Church of England diocese to join a growing movement of investors and commit to divesting from fossil fuel assets. The Oxford Diocesan Synod has also […]

Oxford has become the first Church of England diocese to join a growing movement of investors and commit to divesting from fossil fuel assets.

The Oxford Diocesan Synod has also passed a motion calling on the Church of England diocese to follow them and commit to divest from coal, oil and gas companies.

By a majority of 52 votes to 37, the Diocese of Oxford passed a resolution to make all its investments fossil free and explore opportunities for reinvestment in clean energy alternatives.

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