CoUpdated July 23, 2013
NEW: Jim Antal's blog post on Sojourners: Why We Divested, July 19, 2013
The General Synod vote on July 1 laying out a process for the United Church of Christ to divest from fossil fuels has received attention from media outlets all over the country.
An Associated Press article (seen here on Boston.com July 3, 2013) was picked up by numerous news outlets, including Fox News, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Sacramento Bee, WNYT.com Albany, Observer-Reporter Southwest Penn, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette and the TimesOnLine.com. An abbreviated version of the article was picked up by the New York Times, ABC News, FrenchTribune.com, Columbus Dispatch, The Mercury of Pottstown, PA, WWLP.com and the9Billion.com.
Other news outlets ran their own articles, including:
Old Tactic in New Climate Campaign
The New York Times, July 8, 2013
United Church of Christ takes environmental stand
Crain's Cleveland Business, July 3, 2013
United Church of Christ votes to divest from fossil fuel companies
The Columbus Dispatch, July 2, 2013
Fossil Fuel Divestment Strategy Passes At United Church Of Christ Convention (UCC)
The Huffington Post, July 2, 2013
United Church of Christ becomes first church to divest from fossil fuels
Mother Nature Network, July 2, 2013
More churches calling for divestment from fossil fuel
The Boston Globe, June 30, 2013
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