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American Muslims ditch fossil fuels investments

Monday 14 Nov 16 9:00am

By ALEX KIRBY | As representatives of many of the world’s main religions join financial leaders in calling for a switch of investment from polluting energy to renewables, a prominent Islamic organisation says it will do just that, in a landmark divestment commitment from a Muslim institution.

The undertaking by the Islamic Society of North America was announced at a side event at COP22, the conference of the UN Convention on Climate Change, in Marrakech.

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