Posts Tagged ‘ divestment ’

World Council of Churches pulls fossil fuel investments

Jul 11th, 2014 | By

Bill McKibben, the founder of climate campaign group, said in a statement: “The World Council of Churches reminds us that morality demands thinking as much about the future as about ourselves – and that there’s no threat to the future greater than the unchecked burning of fossil fuels. This is a remarkable moment for

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Massachusetts Emerges As Hub Of Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement | WBUR

Mar 14th, 2014 | By

Environmentalists, borrowing some tactics from the anti-Apartheid divestment movement of the 1980s, are pressing universities, foundations and public pension funds across the country to pull their money out of oil, gas and coal.

Providence Approves Divestment From Fossil Fuels

Jul 14th, 2013 | By

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