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U.S. Universities Becoming Another Site in Ongoing Tar Sands Debate

By: Kyle Vint

While debate rages on across the United States and Canada about the desirability of tar sands oil development—including the construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline—U.S. 1,607 more words

Divestment is a valid strategy to achieve change

Back in October the Australian Science Media Centre asked me for a comment on the decision by Lego to end its partnership with Shell on the grounds that it wanted to disassociate from the environmental impacts of fossil fuels.   339 more words

Sustainability General

REInvestment at 3: Reflections & Frustrations

by Jocelyn Sawyer

It’s that time of year again: yes, it’s finals week, but December is also REInvestment’s birthday.  This month, we celebrated three years of campaigning for responsible energy investments at Earlham. 579 more words

The REInvestment Blog

What BDS campaign would you like?

Israel

A Showdown With the Fossil Fuel Industry

Amy Goodman of DemocracyNow! talks to Jamie Henn of 350.Org about the U.N. Lima Climate Talks, the fossil fuel divestment moment, and President Obama’s criticism of Keystone XL on ‘The Colbert Report.’ 703 more words

Environment

Heirs to Rockefeller Oil Fortune Divest from Fossil Fuels over Climate Change

Courtesy of Suzanne Goldberg @ The Guardian:

The heirs to the fabled Rockefeller oil fortune withdrew their funds from fossil fuel investments on Monday, lending a symbolic boost to a $50bn divestment campaign ahead of a United Nations summit on climate change. 611 more words

US

The importance of defining the goals of divestment

Logo credit: http://campaigns.gofossilfree.org/

I have been thinking a lot about divestment recently. A few weeks back I attended an excellent panel at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment… 1,169 more words

Oil