Despite a lack of attention on energy in the UK elections, important changes are underway and challenging the viability of traditional energy.
Articles: fossil fuel divestment (16)
In a rare moment of unity, the leaders of the UK’s three major parties last week agreed to work together on climate change.
Although many supporters of oil and gas will no doubt try to shift the focus claiming such divestments could only be driven by an ethical stance, their case appears weak.
Groups have been divesting money from oil, coal, and gas for years. Now they’re hoping to get more climate-healing bang for their buck.
Divestment is one of the great campaigns of our times.But the question then arises, “then what?” If an organization decide it’s time to divest from fossil fuels, then what might they do next?
The stunning success of the fossil fuel divestment movement has caught many of us off-guard.
A total of $1.1 trillion USD earmarked for risky carbon-intensive oil sector investments need to be challenged by investors, according to a new report released today by the Carbon Tracker Initiative.
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"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."
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