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How A Small College Launched Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Unity College in Maine was the first in the U.S. to divest all fossil fuel holdings from its endowment. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Unity president Stephen Mulkey talks about why he sees this groundbreaking move as an ethical decision and an extension of the college’s mission.

Climate action - youth, yes men, and divestment

•Youths Sue U.S. Government Over Climate Inaction •Posing as U.S. Officials, Yes Men Announce Renewable Energy Revolution at Homeland Security Congress •FTSE joins Blackrock to help investors avoid fossil fuels •What's at Stake in Harvard's Fossil-Fuel Divestment Debate …

Momentum on Fossil Fuel Divestment Grows as Harvard Professors, Desmond Tutu Call for Action

"People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change. We can, for instance, boycott events, sports teams and media programming sponsored by fossil-fuel energy companies."

The Buzz Tour: walking across England to pollinate change on climate

“What can I do about climate change?” “Very little. What can WE do about climate change? EVERYTHING.”

A Nonviolent Insurgency for Climate Protection?

Those who are fighting to save the climate need a new strategy. One such strategy to consider is a global nonviolent law-enforcing insurgency, where citizens take it upon themselves to defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.

Divest and Invest

At the Universtiy of Michigan we are readying our campaign to become more inclusive and strategic.

Gus Speth: "What We've Got to Get Us Through is Each Other"

What we’ve got, mainly, to get us through life, with a maximum of happiness and a minimum of suffering, is each other.

Climate, politics & money - headlines

•Dealing in Doubt: Greenpeace Report Exposes Fossil Fuel Funded Climate Denial Machine •Abbottalypse Now •Naomi Klein: Green groups may be more damaging than climate change deniers •VIEWPOINT: Naomi Klein’s Criticism Of Environmental Groups Missed The Mark •The …

Overcoming 'Overburden': The Climate Crisis and a Unified Left Agenda

It feels like this could be the beginning of the fight back we have all been waiting for, the one that will chase Harper from power and restore the power of working people in Canada.

Civil disobedience as law enforcement

Two years ago I was among more than a thousand people who committed civil disobedience at the White House to oppose the building of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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