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Divest to Decolonize: Michelle Cook & Hartman Deetz

The Laura Flanders Show Published on Nov 20, 2018 At the traditional start of the holiday season, many in the US come together with family and friends to celebrate and give thanks. Though for indigenous peoples around the world perhaps … Continue reading

While governments fiddle, investors divest: Climate finance at COP24 summit

As New York and London mayors, we call on all cities to divest from fossil fuels | Bill de Blasio and Sadiq Khan | Opinion | The Guardian

Together, the world’s urban centres can send a message to the fossil fuel industry: join us in tackling climate change Bill de Blasio is mayor of New York City and Sadiq Khan is mayor of London This summer it seemed … Continue reading

Why Divest?

Climate One Published on Sep 20, 2018 Tom Steyer of NextGen America talks divestment with Climate One. Divestment from fossil fuels on the part of major institutions, he says, makes an important statement regardless of its capital impacts for the … Continue reading

How Well Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Combat Climate Change?

TheRealNews Published on Oct 1, 2018 As the fossil fuel divestment movement grows around the world, a new study suggests its economic impact might be overstated. Leaders in the environmental movement respond to PERI economist Robert Pollin

Why Divest?

Climate One Published on Sep 20, 2018 Tom Steyer of NextGen America talks divestment with Climate One. Divestment from fossil fuels on the part of major institutions, he says, makes an important statement regardless of its capital impacts for the … Continue reading

Bill McKibben on Divestment

Climate One Published on Sep 14, 2018 “Money is the oxygen on which the fire that is global warming burns. If we are able to stamp out that supply of money, then that fire will begin to dwindle.”

Japan’s divestment campaign pits Buddhist priest against banks

Medical personnel check a woman evacuated from her home near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant for radiation exposure on March 16, 2011.Asahi Shimbun via EPA https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/japan-s-divestment-campaign-pits-buddhist-priest-against-banks-n876301 In the wake of Fukushima, Tomonobu Narita is at the forefront of a movement … Continue reading

Global Divestment Mobilisation 2017 – you were amazing!

Harvard defies divestment campaigners and invests tens of millions of dollars in fossil fuels | Environment | The Guardian

Harvard’s sevenfold increase in oil and gas investments in the third quarter of 2014 flies in the face of campaigns urging the university to divest from fossil fuels. Photograph: Paul Weiskel/Corbis Suzanne Goldenberg Wed 14 Jan 2015 07.40 EST Harvard … Continue reading