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A short history of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign

With the divestment movement now taking root on all 6 continents and the Global Divestment Mobilisation starting in less than two weeks, we’ve been working on an interactive timeline looking back at some of the key milestones achieved by the Fossil Free campaign since its launch. It’s been less than 5 years since the idea... (More...)
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How we win

We tend to think that power lies with the people at the top. That it’s the big decision makers that rule the world. It’s a story we’re being told every day in the news with their focus on high-level power brokers. In this conventional view of power, Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery, high court judges legalised... (More...)
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Connect The Dots

President Zuma’s cabinet bloodbath has made visible corruptions threat to South Africa’s democracy and energy future. The developing impacts of the cabinet reshuffle have resulted in public angst and awoken widespread resistance against controversial leadership pushing social, political and economic agendas with unpredictable consequences.   (More...)
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The Truth the Fossil Fuel Industry Doesn’t Want you to Know

The future is not looking good for the fossil fuel industry. The rise of renewable energy and climate policy agreements have created a tipping point marking the end of the dominance of hydrocarbons. Despite the claims that our energy mix can’t function without it, everyday there is news of the closing of coal mines, oil... (More...)
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The Truth the Fossil Fuel Industry Doesn’t Want you to Know

The future is not looking good for the fossil fuel industry. The rise of renewable energy and climate policy agreements have created a tipping point marking the end of the dominance of hydrocarbons. Despite the claims that our energy mix can’t function without it, everyday there is news of the closing of coal mines, oil... (More...)
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Faith as a drive for change

With messages loaded with tolerance and solidarity, Pope Francis has managed to bring down the most conservative structures of the Catholic Church. And with the power of his words, he has also helped break down the solid foundations of an outdated and bankrupt economic system, strengthening the way towards a new development model. (More...)
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Faith as a drive for change

  With messages loaded with tolerance and solidarity, Pope Francis has managed to bring down the most conservative structures of the Catholic Church. And with the power of his words, he has also helped break down the solid foundations of an outdated and bankrupt economic system, strengthening the way towards a new development model. Highlighting... (More...)
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Global Divestment Mobilisation

This May, thousand of people around the world will be taking part in a Global Divestment Mobilisation, pushing institutions to show political leadership and divest from fossil fuels – it’s time to get involved where you are.

May 5 – 13. Mobilise. Divest. Everywhere.

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Divest Nobel

We love Nobel. We love how its awards celebrate the greatest achievements by, and for, humankind. That’s why the Nobel Foundation should divest itself from fossil fuels.

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#ParisProof Pensions

Email your pension fund and ask them to divest from fossil fuels, in line with Netherlands commitments under the Paris Agreement.

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Divest Parliament

Join the campaign to divest the UK’s  £500m Parliamentary Pension Fund of fossil fuels, and create a world-leading fund on responsible investment.

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Fossil Free Louvre

Together let’s kick fossil fuel sponsors like Total out of the Louvre and end its partnerships with companies that wreck the climate.

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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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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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