Fossil Fuels

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Youth in Kenya Join Faith Leaders' Call for Limiting Production, Use of Fossil Fuels

Sep 17, 2023

Youths from various religious denominations in Kenya have joined faith leaders from across the globe in calling for a  Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.   

Economic loss as a result of pollution from Eskom's Tutuka power station through premature deaths, hospital admissions, and lost working days is estimated to be R2.4 billion per year. Credit: James Oatway for CER

Catholic Bishops in Africa among Leaders Urging G20 to “consign fossil fuels to history”

Oct 17, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Africa are among the dozens of Church leaders who have petitioned the intergovernmental forum of 19 countries and the European Union (EU) – the G20 – ahead of its meeting later this month “to keep fossil fuels in the ground”. 

Eleven Africa-based Catholic Institutions Commit to Get Rid of Fossil Fuels

Nov 17, 2020

Eleven Africa-based Catholic institutions are among 47 global faith entities whose leadership made a joint announcement Monday, November 16 committing to divest from fossil fuels.