Churches step up action on climate change

December 13, 2016


[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England is to launch a new data analysis tool to help investors monitor companies’ climate-related risks. The move comes as a student-led campaign to persuade institutions to withdraw investments from fossil fuels has reached $5.2 trillion. Meanwhile, a group of Massachusetts bishops in the U.S.-based Episcopal Church has questioned President-elect Donald J. Trump’s decision to appoint climate change skeptic Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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