TITLE

Faith communities divest from holdings in fossil fuel industry

AUTHOR(S)
Markoe, Lauren
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Christian Century;8/20/2014, Vol. 131 Issue 17, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the action of faith groups and churches to divest their assets in fossil fuel companies that contribute to global warming due to emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. It highlights the reasons behind the decision for divestment including a report from the National Climate Assessment that fossil fuels are the factors that caused global warming to accelerate. It also provides a list of religious institutions which voted to divest its holdings.
ACCESSION #
97340047

 

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