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The Stunning Courage of the City of Newcastle

It really is the most stunning of announcements. The city with the most coal going through it day in, day out, in the world just did something that on the surface seems completely contradictory. That city – the City of Newcastle, Australia – earlier this week voted to divest its $270 million investment portfolio from... (More...)
Coal Divestment

The Kechimov case – protecting ancestral lands from oil giants

On August 17,  a 5-minute hearing  was  held in a provincial court of Surgut District (Siberia). The defendant, Sergey Kechimov, a reindeer herder from Yugra and one of the few Khanty indigenous people left, is accused of threatening to kill two workers of Surgutneftegaz – one of the largest Russian oil companies. Being sentenced may... (More...)

Fossils belong in museums.

Friends, Today, we’re announcing an exciting new divestment campaign: In partnership with The Natural History Museum, a new mobile museum that champions bold climate action, we’re launching a brand new push in the divestment movement calling on museums to stand up as leaders in the face of climate catastrophe. The iron is red hot. In... (More...)
Divestment Fossil Fuels North America

RWE legal action against demonstrators “disproportionate and absurd”

RWE’s decision to file proceedings against demonstrators for trespassing is ridiculous, says Jürgen Döschner. This is, after all, a corporation which has for years disturbed the peace of entire regions. The protests, which were legitimate if not legal, will not be stopped by police batons. By Jürgen Döschner, Energy expert for WDR and ARD Kudos!... (More...)

How 1,500 people shut down Europe’s biggest source of CO2

On Saturday, around 1,500 people set off from the climate camp in Germany’s Rhineland early in the morning to try and enter the open-pit lignite mine of Garzweiler  and block the massive excavators.   Utility company RWE’s lignite mines and power plants in the Rhineland are the biggest source of CO2 emissions in Europe. Three of the five... (More...)
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