School strikers George and Noga join forces with Bangladeshi anti-coal campaigner Rumana to share why they’re taking action together today against HSBC’s continued financing of coal. They’re outside the banks’ annual meeting today in Birmingham, UK.
Today, the government of Norway announced a recommendation for the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund, worth $1 trillion, to divest more than $7.5 billion of holdings from upstream oil and gas industries. This proposal will next be put to a parliamentary vote.
Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon just introduced the first ever fossil fuel divestment bill in US history! It’s called the Retirement Investments for a Sustainable Economy (RISE) Act in honor of this Saturday’s “Rise for Climate” global day of action.