St Leonards church to join Easter Declaration for Fossil Free Churches

Press release
Divest East Sussex [1]
16 April 2019

LOCAL CHURCH JOINS EASTER DECLARATION FOR FOSSIL FREE CHURCHES
St Leonards church backs end to investments in oil, coal and gas, recognising ‘the urgency of the need to shift from fossil fuels to clean alternatives’

23 April 2019, St Leonards: A church in St Leonards (St John the Evangelist, Pevensey Road [2]) is joining churches around the UK next week in an Easter declaration in support of the ditching of investments in fossil fuel companies (so-called ‘divestment’) [2]. Burning fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas) is the main driver of global warming [3], with the UN warning last year that rapid and drastic cuts in fossil use are necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change [4]. Continue reading St Leonards church to join Easter Declaration for Fossil Free Churches