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Other Articles About The Divestment Movement

It's not just on campus. Divestment is in the news elsewhere as well, and some of it is big news.

Tobacco and fossil fuels lose out as investors opt for more ethical industries
23 July 2014. Guardian/Austalian AP.
Managed funds in responsible investment sector grew by 51% in past year to more than $25bn

The new abolitionism.
22 April 2014. Nation
Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth. The last time in American history that some powerful set of interests relinquished such a claim was in 1865 – and then only after four years and more than 600,000 lives lost in the bloodiest, most horrific war we've ever fought.

Pope Francis urged to back fossil fuel divestment campaign.
16 April 2014. The Guardian
Religious groups have urged Pope Francis to back a campaign to encourage millions of people, organisations and investors to pull their money out of the fossil fuel industry.

ExxonMobil Ignores IPCC Warning, Vows to Burn All Oil Reserves
15 April 2014. EcoWatch.
The oil company argued that, because it was “highly unlikely” that governments would address climate change

New IPCC Report: Fossil Fuel Divestment Must Start Now
14 April 2014. EcoWatch.
United Nations panel sent a loud and clear

Desmond Tutu calls for anti-apartheid style boycott of fossil fuel industry.
11 April 2014. The Guardian
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for an anti-apartheid-style boycott and disinvestment campaign against the fossil fuel industry for driving global warming, just days ahead of a landmark UN report on how carbon emissions can be slashed.

Investors lead push for more action on climate change
April 6, 2014. The Nation

The Netherlands Joins Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement, Ends Public Financing for Coal. 27 March 2014. EcoWatch.

Church Of England Takes On "Giant Evil" Of Climate Change. 13 Feb 2014. Climate Progress.

Divestment Goes Mainstream as Major Funds Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit. 3 February 2014. EcoWatch.

17 Foundations Pledge To Divest Their Stocks Of Fossil Fuels. 31 Jan 2014. Climate Progress.

Philanthropy Rises to the Fossil Divest-Invest Challenge. 30 Jan 2014. Huffington Post.

Will the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Sweep Through U.S. Foundations? 30 Jan 2014. Inside Climate News.

17 Foundations Join Forces to Divest Fossil-Fuel Stocks. 30 Jan 2014. Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Foundations band together to get rid of fossil-fuel investments. New York Times. 29 Jan 2014.

World Bank Chief Backs Fossil-Fuel Divestment Drive. RTCC 27 Jan 2014.

Fund managers who ignore climate risk breaching ‘fiduciary duty.’ RTCC. 16 Jan 2014.

Climate threatens retirement savings. By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network. 10 Dec 2013.

For institutional investors, no ditching fossil fuels yet. Washington Post editorial. 30 Nov 2013.

The (Untapped) Carbon Conundrum. Huffington Post, 23 Nov 2013.

Divesting From Fossil Fuels Means A Cleaner Safer And More Resilient Future. Forbes, 29 July 2013

More US cities join push to sell off fossil fuel investments. Financial Times, 25 April 2013.

The Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment. Bill McKibben, The Rolling Stone, 22 February 2013.

Divestment Proponents: Our Math Is Sound. Huffington Post, December 23, 2012.

Sending the Wall Street Journal Back to School on Fossil Fuel Divestment. Huffington Post, December 17, 2012.

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math – Bill McKibbenRolling Stone, July 19, 2012.

Debunking the Myths of Fossil Fuel Divestment. Fossil Free.

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