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Want to Know The Four Best Responses to Fossil Fuel Divestment Criticism?

  During the spring of 2014, “Pitzer College announced a comprehensive and ambitious climate-action plan, including a commitment to divest the endowment of substantially all fossil-fuel-company stocks by the end of the year. It was not a decision made lightly, but a key step in more fully aligning the college’s actions with its mission and values.”... (More...)
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Want to Know The Four Best Responses to Fossil Fuel Divestment Criticism?

  During the spring of 2014, “Pitzer College announced a comprehensive and ambitious climate-action plan, including a commitment to divest the endowment of substantially all fossil-fuel-company stocks by the end of the year. It was not a decision made lightly, but a key step in more fully aligning the college’s actions with its mission and values.”... (More...)
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UK campaign heats up as SOAS freezes fossil fuel investments

Hot on the heels of Glasgow University, which recently announced that it will be making a decision on halting its fossil fuel investments in October 2014, campaigners at SOAS University of London are celebrating a preliminary victory. In the decision announced on Tuesday 29th July, SOAS management have agreed to temporarily freeze investments in fossil... (More...)
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UK campaign heats up as SOAS freezes fossil fuel investments

Hot on the heels of Glasgow University, which recently announced that it will be making a decision on halting its fossil fuel investments in October 2014, campaigners at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London are celebrating a preliminary victory. In the decision announced on Tuesday 29th July, SOAS management have agreed... (More...)
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Divest CalSTRS responds to Engagement

Jane is a retired English and Spanish middle school teacher who receives a pension from the world’s largest educator-only pension fund (and the second largest US pension system), California State Teachers Retirement System (“CalSTRS”). A few weeks ago, Jane wrote a letter to the CEO of CalSTRS, Jack Ehnes. The letter started like this, “I... (More...)
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Divest CALSTRS Responds to Engagement

Jane is a retired English and Spanish middle school teacher who receives a pension from the world’s largest educator-only pension fund (and the second largest US pension system), California State Teachers Retirement System (“CalSTRS”). A few weeks ago, Jane wrote a letter to the CEO of CalSTRS, Jack Ehnes. The letter started like this, “I... (More...)
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Kreativa aktiviteter i Almedalen

Efter att ha samlats ett stort gäng kampanjare i Norrköping för Klimatriksdagen, var nästa anhalt Almedalsveckan i Visby! Här följer en sammanfattning av vad vi gjorde. – Jakob Sahlin Fossilbubblevolleyboll En favorit i repris! På tisdagsförmiddagen i ett soligt Almedalen var det återigen dags för det framtidsavgörande spelet fossilbubblevolleyboll. Med ett volleybollsnät, orange fossilbubbla  och ett... (More...)
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Copenhagen’s investments undermine green ambitions

Image: Mstyslav Chernov The investments of Denmark’s capital city, Copenhagen, clash with its efforts to become a leader in sustainability, a recent article in Danish newspaper Politiken points out. Copenhagen aims to become the world’s first CO2-neutral capital by 2025. If the city is serious about its goal, it’s high time for the European Green... (More...)
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Divestment Campaign Takes Hold in Norway

Last week we updated you about the successes of other European Fossil Free campaigns, but this week we’ve got a special dispatch from our Norwegian divestment campaign partners, Framtiden.    Here’s the lowdown on the Fossil Fri Penger campaign from Hanne Gustavsen: Pensions progress Earlier this year the Norwegian parliament appointed an expert committee whose mandate... (More...)
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Société Genérale: kick your coal habit

With  banks publicly stating they will reduce their investments in coal, it is now time for private banks such as Société Générale to make this pledge as well.

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