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Yale: Whose Side Are You Really On?

Guest Post from Yale Student, Rachel Calnek-Sugin Faced with the urgency of the climate crisis and a federal government that is moving backwards on climate issues, this a moment when we turn to our institutions to lead.  And Yale has positioned itself as a leader: David Swensen, Yale’s Chief Investment Officer, wrote public letters in... (More...)
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What a week(end)!

What a week! And what a weekend! We never expected that our week of action – the Global Divestment Mobilisation – would end this way. After a great week with actions at 3 pension funds, 5 universities, a creative ‘head out of the sand’ action in The Hague and more – on Friday night it... (More...)
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Global Divestment Mobilisation wraps up

Over the last 10 days the Global Divestment Mobilisation saw thousands of people all across the world take powerful action to help stop the climate crisis. This beautiful video captures what it was like. It shows the breadth, depth and beauty of our intersecting, international movement, how far we’ve come, and how far we can go... (More...)
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It’s over, but it’s a whole new beginning!

What a feeling! Over the last 10 days the Global Divestment Mobilisation saw thousands of us all across the world take powerful action to help stop the climate crisis. This beautiful video captures what it was like. It shows the breadth, depth and beauty of our intersecting, international movement, how far we’ve come, and how far... (More...)
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Göttingen withdraws funds from coal, oil and gas companies

Göttingen has decided to divest from all investments in the fossil fuel sector because of the industries continued pursuit of climate-wrecking business activities. A meeting of the city council’s finance committee today approved a motion that had been submitted last week. “This is a reason to celebrate! Not only is this an important decision for... (More...)
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Final action-packed weekend of Global Divestment Mobilisation

For the 9th consecutive day, people all over the world are coming together today to take action and demand fossil fuel divestment from their banks, cities, museums, pension fund, universities and other institutions. Asia kicks off the weekend: In Tokyo, Japan, campaigners organised the Earth Choice Festa : Our Choices and Climate Change.  Using art,... (More...)
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Bremen, Germany, commits to divest

At a meeting today, Bremen’s city council confirmed that it has decided to exclude direct investments in climate-damaging coal, oil and gas companies.  In addition, it is continuing to consider whether its existing bonds can be converted into fossil free “green bonds”. The decision makes Bremen the second federal state in Germany to publicly distance... (More...)
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Students enter Classroom 2030 in Ho Chi Minh City

Over 350 people, including university students, lecturers, journalists and renewable energy company staff attended a Global Divestment Mobilization Vietnam event at the Hoa Sen University in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday. The event, called “Classroom Vietnam 2030”, was a fun and creative way to educate the participants on climate impacts, coal pollution, and introduce the... (More...)
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Global Divestment Mobilisation

This May, thousand of people around the world took part in the Global Divestment Mobilisation, pushing institutions to show political leadership and divest from fossil fuels.

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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