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Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity From Fossil Fuels - NYTimes.com

John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels.

The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to announce on Monday that its $860 million philanthropic organization, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, is joining the divestment movement that began a couple years ago on college campuses.

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Great Revaluing

Northwest states talk green, invest dirty

You know those proposed coal terminals and the ramped-up oil-train traffic that many Washingtonians and Oregonians vehemently oppose? You know, the ones that, if they all were to go through, would carry  442 more words

Climate & Energy

UQ Divestment Forum

UQ staff and students are invited to the UQ Divestment Forum, being held on 9 October, 2014. In conjunction with the NTEU and Oxfam UQ, we’ll be bringing together a panel of speakers to discuss the economic, environmental and health cases for divestment. 9 more words



Divestment campaigns about these days, encouraging people to choose a bank that does not invest in fossil fuel projects and most recently superannuation that doesn’t invest its members funds in fossil fuels. 219 more words

Eco Journey

Fossil fuel free investing: the video

If you’ve never heard of fossil fuel divestment or fossil free investing, don’t worry. For two reasons: the first is that you’re not alone. The second is that you can now understand everything about it in a very easy way. 48 more words

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Fossil Fuels As Tobacco: Like Lung Cancer, Climate Change Is A Symptom

After the WHO’s Health and Climate Conference in Geneva fifteen health charities call for divestment:

Just as the health sector has divested from tobacco, it now needs to act on this even greater threat.

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