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Green divestment : The Rockefellers are right

Published on Sep 24, 2014 Green divestment : The Rockefellers were right Green finance and sustainable energy consultant Peter Rowan comments on efforts to avoid the pitfalls of 2009 in Copenhagen at next year’s Paris climate change summit… and on … Continue reading

Al Gore calls for fossil fuel divestment at Harvard

Published on Apr 9, 2016 Al Gore discussing his call for fossil fuel divestment in 2013 and how, in 2016, Harvard has still refused to divest from fossil fuels. Transcript: “[There are] trillion[s of] dollars of stranded subprime carbon assets, … Continue reading

Divest Harvard Blockade Summary

Published on May 2, 2014 Beginning the morning of April 30th, Divest Harvard members — including undergrads, grad students, staff, and alumni — blockaded Mass Hall asking for an open dialogue on divestment and Harvard’s response to climate change. Yet … Continue reading

Harvard Students Urge University to Divest From Prison Industry | NBC Left Field

Published on Sep 3, 2019 Harvard University students are calling for their school’s endowment to be divested from the prison industry. Some members of the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign had relatives in prison, and all of them believe their school … Continue reading

Harvard Faculty Divestment Debate | Harvard Magazine

Hubbard Glacier, in Alaska, calves into Disenchantment Bay. Temperatures are increasing especially rapidly in the northern latitudes, with pronounced effect on glaciers and the Arctic Ice Cap. Photograph by Don Mennig/iStock By John S. Rosenberg 10.2.19 Faculty advocates of divesting … Continue reading

University of California to Divest from Fossil Fuel Companies

Sep 19, 2019 The University of California has voted to divest from fossil fuel companies. Writing in the Los Angeles Times, two top university investment officials said it was the long-term risk posed by fossil fuel investments, rather than concerns … Continue reading

The divestment movement hits $11 trillion out of fossil fuels! Published on Sep 11, 2019 People power does it again: today we announced that $11 *trillion* dollars has been committed to divest from fossil fuels. This movement is a powerful force for change. Business as usual is no longer … Continue reading

Financing the Future Divestment Summit: Day 2 Started streaming 5 hours ago In the face of climate change and the urgent need for energy access for over 1 billion people and clean cooking for over 2.5 billion, the world needs a new energy and economic paradigm … Continue reading

Financing the Future Divestment Summit: Day 1 10.9K subscribers The climate crisis is increasingly urgent; only a short window of time remains to avoid massive harm. At the same time, more than a billion people lack access to reliable energy sources and need such access to … Continue reading

Youth Vs. Apocalypse: Divest the California Teachers Retirement Fund

Published on Aug 1, 2019 The California Teachers Retirement Fund has a whopping $7 BILLION invested in fossil fuels. Yesterday, Youth Vs. Apocalypse crashed a pension fund meeting to demand they divest by 2020. The