Providence Approves Divestment From Fossil Fuels

Jul 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Climate Change

Building on the local climate change divestment movement, the City Council voted 11-1 June 20 to pull its investments from fossil fuels.

After Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design students attracted national attention with recent campaigns to divest from coal companies, Councilman Seth Yurdin introduced a resolution to have the city withdraw from its fossil-fuel investments. Seven council members quickly signed the resolution.

For more on this story, visit: Providence Approves Divestment From Fossil Fuels – Climate Change.

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