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Global Divestment Day

Posted on: February 5, 2015

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If one thinks that divestment from fossil fuels is too political for simple livers, observe that personal and organizational divestment complies with two of the five Life Standards of Living More with Less, the classic that forms the basis for modern faith-based voluntary simplicity — “Do Justice!” and “Cherich the Natural Order.”

Global Divestment Day is actually two days, February 13 and 14. That weekend is a fruitful time for congregations to educate and advocate for divestment. Conveniently, that weekend coincides with Interfaith Power & Light‘s National Preach-In on Global Warming. I strongly encourage you to bring divestment and the net-zero vision to your congregation that weekend.

From Lutherans Restoring Creation

What does your faith tell you about the concept of Fossil Fuel Divestment? Please share these resources from Green Faith with your faith communities and join the cloud of witnesses on Feb 13/14th.

Image: Interfaith Power & Light

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