Naomi Klein on Divestment, Trump and Saving the Paris Agreement

My position ever since Trump was elected is that because there is such a deranged administration in charge at the federal level in the world’s largest economy, in the world’s largest historical emitter, everywhere Trump does not control, we have to do more.

As U.N. Backs Fossil Fuel Divestment, Bill McKibben on Vanuatu, Oxford Vote, California Water Crisis

As the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu is devastated by Cyclone Pam, co-founder Bill McKibben links the storm to global warming and responds to the new decision by the the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to back the fast-growing divestment campaign to persuade investors to sell off their fossil fuel assets.

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 •Newly Discovered Greenland Melting Could Accelerate Sea-Level Rise •Why We Must Divest From Fossil Fuels: A Student’s Open Letter to Harvard President Drew Faust •Exxon agrees to disclose ‘unburnable carbon’ reservesI•saac Cordals incredible tiny sculptures offer a chilling view of climate change

Can a Divestment Campaign Move the Fossil Fuel Industry?

U.S. climate activists have launched a movement to persuade universities, cities, and other groups to sell off their investments in fossil fuel companies. But while the financial impact of such divestment may be limited, the campaign could harm the companies in a critical sphere — public opinion.