Shell is asking investors to bet against the possibility of the world taking action on climate change or of renewables displacing fossil fuels, says influential economist Nick Stern in a panel discussion for the Guardian newspaper. “They do not believe the world will be wise enough to follow policies that […]
Banking on Divestment, a recent article in Alternatives Journal, explains how Canadian university students are demanding that their schools stop supporting fossil fuels. The article illustrates the important ripple effect that divestment from fossil fuels can have. “The dollars are important but the economic impacts extend far beyond this,” says Cameron Fenton […]
As individuals we can make lifestyle changes that help reduce our personal carbon footprint. But the scope and urgency of climate change require our collective action to mobilize the political will necessary for us to transition to a low carbon economy before the scale of the problem is beyond our […]
350.org founder and author Bill McKibben provides a compelling argument for churches, synagogues, mosques and other religious institutions to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu links the fossil fuel divestment campaign to the successful movement against apartheid. In his words, “climate change is a deeply moral issue”.