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BBC Jumps on Guardian's Fossil Fuel Divestment Bandwagon

BBC Environment Correspondent Helen Briggs has an explainer article out today on the pros and cons of the campaign to get people to divest from oil and gas companies. 216 more words

Media Guido

Divestments and the Risks of Stranded Assets

As the dialogue on divestment and carbon free economy increases, it is creating an increased risk for assets commonly referred to as “stranded assets”. University of Oxford’s Stranded Assets Programme describes it as “assets that have suffered from unanticipated or premature write-downs, devaluations or conversion to liabilities.” It goes something like this. 696 more words

Climate Change

Dear Wellcome Trust and The Gates Foundation: Divest from Fossil Fuels

My letter to the Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust as a signatory of The Guardian’s Keep it in the Ground Campaign urging the charities to divest from fossil fuels due to climate change’s dramatic impact on human health and wellbeing. 158 more words

Climate Change

Harvard Heat Week

Last week I attended activities at Harvard university targeting the administration demanding that the university divest from fossil fuels. The student. faculty, and alumni blockaded the doors to the Massachusetts Hall where the president’s office is located. 45 more words


Earlham Student Government APPROVES Resolution for Divestment!

by Jocelyn Sawyer

EXCITING news:  Earlham Student Government has APPROVED a resolution for divestment from fossil fuels!  The student senate voted to approve this resolution in a single meeting on April 8th.   680 more words

The REInvestment Blog

SOAS first university in London to divest in fossil fuels

We are over the moon to be sharing this official press release from SOAS: https://www.soas.ac.uk/news/newsitem101976.html

SOAS, University of London has announced today it will divest in fossil fuels within the next three years. 607 more words

My divestment from fossil fuels

This post covers recent choices I’ve made to reduce my exposure to fossil fuels, including practical steps that can be taken by Australians and generally applicable lessons. 1,202 more words
Climate Change