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Is Carbon Divestment Just Useless Public Shaming?

The carbon divestment trend seemed to be slowing with Microsoft founder Bill Gates labeling divestment “a false solution” and universities with major endowments including Harvard and MIT resisting pressure from activists and deciding not to divest. But then last week at COP21, 350.org and Divest-Invest, two organizations coordinating the fossil … Read more »

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Climate Summit Roundup: Businesses Pledge Climate Action

The UN Climate Summit opens today with major companies playing a leading role in the gathering of policy makers and business leaders. President Obama and heads of state from more than 120 counties will discuss climate initiatives, but company CEOs are expected to make their own commitments this week, which … Read more »

College Creates Climate Action Divestment Model

The Pitzer College Board of Trustees approved a Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model that commits it to divest virtually all endowment investments in fossil fuel stocks by the end of the year. Pitzer College said it is the first higher education institution in Southern California to commit to divesting its … Read more »

Water District Dumps Fossil Fuel Investments

Water District Dumps Fossil Fuel Investments

A California water district unanimously voted earlier this week to divest in fossil fuel companies and ban future investments in any of the biggest 200 coal, oil and gas companies including Alcoa, BP, Exxon and Royal Dutch Shell. The San Jose-based Santa Clara Valley Water District provides drinking water and … Read more »

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Rabobank, Storebrand Dump Fossil Fuel Companies

Storebrand and Rabobank have said they will divest from fossil fuel companies. Norwegian pension fund and insurer Storebrand says it has excluded an additional 19 coal and oil sands companies from its investment portfolio and Holland-based Rabobank told Dutch newspaper Trouw it will no longer lend money to companies involved … Read more »