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Divest! - Then What?

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?

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.

Returns on Divestments?

I believe we’re at a point where renewables are going to continue becoming more affordable while fossil fuels continue to get more expensive, and more risky.

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."

Climate, politics & money - headlines

•Climate Risks as Conclusive as Link between Smoking and Lung Cancer •The New 400ppm World: CO2 Measurements at Mauna Loa Continue to Climb •Official prophecy of doom: Global warming will cause widespread conflict, displace millions of people and devastate the global economy …

Climate, politics & money - headlines

•Get your cash out of fossil fuel backed funds says UN climate chief •If You See Something, Say Something •Church of England says unlikely to quit fossil fuel investment •BP study predicts greenhouse emissions will rise by almost a third in 20 years •Unfortunately, The …

Catching the second wave: Fossil fuel divestment and ethical finance

The fossil fuel divestment movement is growing so fast that it may, in the words of an Oxford University report, already be entering the second wave of divestment.

Climate, money and action - headlines

•Naomi Klein: Radical GHG emissions policies need radical social movements to back them •The billionaire boys’ club: How college students and Wall Street are thinking alike •Coal blow as major European bank cuts funding •Safe Limit for Global Warming Is Lowered …

Divest and Invest

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

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