January 18, 2018

NYC Will Divest Pension Funds from Fossil Fuel Companies

New York City is taking historic steps to address the very real dangers of climate change
By Justin Mikulka, DeSmogBlog, January 10, 2018

Today New York Mayor Bill De Blasio announced a goal to divest New York City’s pension funds from fossil fuel reserve owners within five years. This makes … Continue reading

World’s Biggest Sovereign Wealth Fund Proposes Ditching Oil and Gas Holdings

Energy industry jolted by advice to Norwegian government from its central bank, which runs 1 trillion dollar fund
By Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, November 16, 2017

The Norwegian central bank, which runs the country’s sovereign wealth fund – the world’s biggest – has told its government it should dump its … Continue reading

Join the Global Movement for Fossil Fuel Divestment

A comprehensive guide to the basics of divestment: what it means, why the urgency and how it impacts climate change
By Emma Howard, The Guardian, June 23, 2015

Rally for Fossil Fuel Divestment in Boston, MA

What is Fossil Fuel Divestment?

Divestment is the opposite of investment – it is … Continue reading

Financial Strategies for Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground

The Sun is Setting on Fossil Fuels

350NYC Presents: KEEPING FOSSIL FUELS IN THE GROUND
Tuesday, August 11, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, New York City (86th Street and West End Avenue)

Climate change is threatening our food and water supplies, economy, infrastructure, public health, and the future of … Continue reading

California Democrats Approve Sweeping Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution

This resolution adds to the fast-growing momentum of the fossil fuel divestment movement
By Zahra Hirji, InsideClimate News, May 22, 2015

The California Democratic Party approved a sweeping resolution on Sunday to drop fossil fuel stocks from the state’s two major public pension funds, valued at about $500 billion. The … Continue reading