fossil fuel divestment

How Well Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Combat Climate Change?

How Well Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Combat Climate Change?

October 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

Fossil Fuels Divestment Reaches $6.24 Trillion

Fossil Fuels Divestment Reaches $6.24 Trillion

September 18, 2018

Fossil fuel companies own our governments, so the number one goal of the movement is to weaken their grip and and then to expose the failed business model of the industry.  We want them to re-direct investments to renewables, says Ellen Dorsey, Executive Director of the Wallace Global Fund

Climate SOTU: Activists Urge Politicians to Reject Money from Dirty Energy

January 30, 2018

It’s time to “break the hold of fossil fuel executives on politics, and actually elect a new generation of leaders to office who are going to protect the health and well-being of all people, not just a wealthy few,” says Varshini Prakash, co-founder of the Sunrise movement

US People’s Delegation Defies Trump at Bonn Climate Summit

November 13, 2017

Thanu Yakupitiyage of and Katia R. Aviles-Vazquez of It Takes Roots report from Bonn, Germany on the People’s Climate Summit, and how grassroots groups are confronting the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

Hunger Strike to Get King’s College to Divest from Fossil Fuels

May 10, 2017

Roger Hallam’s 8-week civil disobedience and hunger strike at King’s College London, finally resulted in fossil fuel divestment.