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The Decarbonizer and the Moral Case for Divestment

We recently co-released a hot, new, free online tool that gives divestment campaigners an opportunity to do their own analysis of the portfolio their aiming to divest. The tool is called the Decarbonizer, and it was designed by our friends at Corporate Knights and South Pole Carbon. The tool calculates how much money a university... (More...)
Divestment

Mayor wants to rid Copenhagen of ‘totally wrong’ investments in coal, oil and gas

Yesterday, Copenhagen’s finance committee agreed to move forward on a proposal by the mayor to divest the fossil fuel holdings of the city’s 6.9bn kroner (€920m) investment fund. Detailed proposals for implementation will now be developed and taken to Copenhagen Council for final decision. Mayor Frank Jensen told the Danish newspaper Dagbladet Information: “Copenhagen is... (More...)
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2015 broke records. Let’s break our own in 2016.

2015 was the hottest year ever — but it was also a historic year for the global climate movement. Last year, we saw extreme weather reach new levels and impact millions of lives. We enter 2016 with deep concern. The window to act and prevent catastrophic climate change is shrinking. Yet there is hope. In... (More...)
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Standing Up To Broken Pipeline Reviews

 During the elections campaign, the Trudeau government had promised to overhaul the National Energy Board (NEB) and establish new rules for pipeline reviews — with a process that includes an assessment of impacts on climate change, listens to communities and respecting the rights of Indigenous Peoples. With the final round of NEB hearings for the Trans-Mountain Kinder Morgan pipeline going... (More...)
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The Fierce Urgency of Now. . .

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights and Black Freedom Movements transformed the United States. Their victories laid the groundwork for our current struggles for racial, economic and climate justice.  These victories required deep movement work and relationship building that is too often glossed over as if its success was inevitable —... (More...)
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