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This resistance is built on hope.

The resistance to Trump is built on hope — and today we have more reason to hope than any day since November 9th. Tomorrow we need to keep building it. On Friday, Donald Trump took the oath of office while people shut down seven checkpoints to his inauguration. Yesterday millions of people hit the streets... (More...)

First German Doctors’ Pension Fund divests from coal

Great news earlier this week when the Berlin Doctor’s Pension Fund, Berliner Ärzteversorgung (BÄV), announced it was divesting from all companies generating more than 25% of their turnover from coal mining or basing more than 25% of their energy production on coal. This will affect 40 companies of the €7bn fund. A group of BÄV member... (More...)

First Belgian divestment win Congratulations to the students in Liège

We are very excited that the students in Liège have achieved the first Belgian university divestment win! On 17 January, the University of Liège announced it would divest all direct holdings from fossil fuels within 5 years and immediately freeze any new investment in fossil fuels.  Fossil Free ULg – Aide l’ULg à avoir les... (More...)

Jan 23: Students across the country will walk out of class to stand against climate denial

On January 23rd, students across the country will walk out of class to stand against the Trump administration’s climate denial agenda that so profoundly threatens the next generation. This is our moment to make sure that from the very first hours of Trump’s presidency, the majority of us who oppose his vision for the country are... (More...)
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Louvre Museum comes under pressure over oil and gas sponsorship

Last May, the world-famous Louvre Museum in the heart of Paris had to be closed to rescue thousands of artworks from the rising waters of the Seine River, as Paris was hit by severe flooding. French president Hollande blamed the floods on climate change, which was soon after confirmed by scientists who found that the... (More...)

As We Embark on 2017, Let’s Take Time For Reflection

By Katie McChesney As we embark on 2017 and look into the horizon at the fast approaching Trump inauguration, I can say with honesty that I’m not feeling excited or inspired by what this year will bring. To better prepare myself for the fight ahead, I sat down to do some reflection: What has our... (More...)

Day of Action to Resist and Reject Trump’s Climate Denial: Planning Calls

Trump and his cabinet members plan to elevate the interests of billionaires over our planet and our communities while spreading propaganda to hide the truth about their actions. Fossil fuel billionaires have been emboldened to further exploit communities most impacted by the climate crisis and to ignore the reality that climate change is one of... (More...)

New Yorkers brave cold to turn up the heat on New York to divest from fossil fuels

By: Betámia Coronel  We ♥ New York. That’s why, earlier today myself and 50 committed New Yorkers braved frigid December morning temperatures rallying outside the Manhattan Municipal Building representing pensioners, retirees, teachers, students, faith, and climate-impacted communities. We were there to send a message to the city comptroller and the several dozen trustees of the... (More...)

Between Now and Trump, We Must #DefundDAPL

On December 4th, the Obama Administration announced that it will not grant Energy Transfer Partners the final permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline to drill under the Missouri River, and called for an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the project. This milestone is a testament to the amazing movement that indigenous leadership and the camps... (More...)

Divest for Paris

The divestment movement is challenging institutions, individuals and governments to show climate leadership and align their investments with their values by divesting from fossil fuels ahead of the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris.

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Global Divestment Day

Together, we will show that we are a truly global and growing force to be reckoned with. As the fossil fuel industry throws more money at fossil fuel expansion, we will turn up the volume of our divestment movement. And we won’t stop until we win.

Join us for Global Divestment Day on February 13 and 14 and together, let’s make fossil fuels history.

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Divest the Vatican

With the ear of 1.2 billion Catholics and the respect of Christians and non-Christians alike, Pope Francis is uniquely positioned to add both his voice and the unique moral power of his office to the divestment movement. The tide is turning. Now it’s time to divest the Vatican.

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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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Ban Divestment? No way.

Coal companies in Australia are pushing the government to make our fossil fuel divestment campaign illegal. We need your help to push back!

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Fossil Free

The Fossil Free campaign is building a global movement to divest from fossil fuels. If it’s wrong to wreck the climate, it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.

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