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Institutions worth $2.6 trillion have now pulled investments out of fossil fuels. Coalition of 2,000 individuals and 400 institutions are shifting assets from coal, oil and gas companies to tackle climate change Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation, Dc Comics, Sioux Nation, Native American Wisdom, Standing Rock, Celebrity List, Brave New World, Trillion
Institutions worth $2.6 trillion have now pulled investments out of fossil fuels
Institutions worth $2.6 trillion have now pulled investments out of fossil fuels. Coalition of 2,000 individuals and 400 institutions are shifting assets from coal, oil and gas companies to tackle climate change
The fossil fuel divestment movement skyrocketed in the past year as hundreds of institutions and thousands of individuals committed to selling their oil, natural gas and coal holdings, according to a new report. So far, 436 institutions and 2,040 individuals representing $2.6 trillion in assets have agreed to sell their fossil fuel investments, according to a review by Arabella Advisors, a Washington, D.C.-based consultant that works with philanthropies. It represents a 50-fold increase from... Leonardo Dicaprio, Global Warming, Climate Change, Scientist, Gas, Investing, The Past, Movement
Fossil Fuel Divestment Has Grown to $2.6 Trillion in Assets - Inside Climate News
The fossil fuel divestment movement skyrocketed in the past year as hundreds of institutions and thousands of individuals committed to selling their oil, natural gas and coal holdings, according to a new report. So far, 436 institutions and 2,040 individuals representing $2.6 trillion in assets have agreed to sell their fossil fuel investments, according to a review by Arabella Advisors, a Washington, D.C.-based consultant that works with philanthropies. It represents a 50-fold increase from...
Copenhagen set to divest from fossil fuels | The Danish capital will become the country’s first investment fund to sell its stocks and bonds in fossil fuels. The mayor of Denmark’s capital launches a push to withdraw the city’s £700m investment fund out of coal, oil and gas holdings » www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/29/copenhagen-set-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels Cycling City, Fire Powers, Copenhagen Denmark, Gas Fires, Environmental Issues, Silicon Valley, Urban Planning, Oil And Gas, Planetary
Copenhagen set to divest from fossil fuels
Copenhagen set to divest from fossil fuels | The Danish capital will become the country’s first investment fund to sell its stocks and bonds in fossil fuels. The mayor of Denmark’s capital launches a push to withdraw the city’s £700m investment fund out of coal, oil and gas holdings » www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/29/copenhagen-set-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels
A beginner's guide to fossil fuel divestment. A comprehensive guide to the basics of divestment: what it means, why the urgency and how it impacts climate change | The Guardian - Emma Howard, 23 June 2015 Coal Fired Power Plant, Arctic Sea, Paris Agreement, Asylum Seekers, In Plan, Energy Companies, World's Biggest, Setting Goals
A beginner's guide to fossil fuel divestment
A beginner's guide to fossil fuel divestment. A comprehensive guide to the basics of divestment: what it means, why the urgency and how it impacts climate change | The Guardian - Emma Howard, 23 June 2015
The California Senate passed a package of bills to address climate change. Legislation includes a plan to divest California’s public pensions from coal. “This package of bills represents the most far-reaching effort to fight climate change in the history of our nation,” Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León said in a statement.“These bills put California on path to sustainable economic growth, while also protecting the health of our communities.” Increase Energy Efficiency, How To Increase Energy, Cap And Trade, Renewable Sources, Pensions, Coal, Public Transport, Thing 1 Thing 2, Senate
California’s Senate Passes Sweeping Climate Change Legislation
The California Senate passed a package of bills to address climate change. Legislation includes a plan to divest California’s public pensions from coal. “This package of bills represents the most far-reaching effort to fight climate change in the history of our nation,” Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León said in a statement.“These bills put California on path to sustainable economic growth, while also protecting the health of our communities.”
Leading health charities should divest from fossil fuels, say climate scientists. Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust risk losing moral authority, say researchers including ‘hockey stick’ graph originator Michael Mann. Photo: Melinda Gates speaking at the New York Public Library | The Guardian, 23 May 2015 World 2016, Driven Women, Successful Women, Business Insider, Business Leader, Change The World, Powerful Women, Running Women, The Guardian
Leading health charities should divest from fossil fuels, say climate scientists
Leading health charities should divest from fossil fuels, say climate scientists. Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust risk losing moral authority, say researchers including ‘hockey stick’ graph originator Michael Mann. Photo: Melinda Gates speaking at the New York Public Library | The Guardian, 23 May 2015
Fossil fuel divestment is rational, says former Shell chairman. Mark Moody-Stuart points out that oil companies have called for an effective price on CO2 emissions for the last 15 years but done little to make it happen. He laments ‘remarkably little progress’ by oil industry on climate change in last two decades and says divestment is ‘rational’ response Oil Industry, Climate Action, Oil Company, Two Decades, Denial
Fossil fuel divestment is rational, says former Shell chairman
Fossil fuel divestment is rational, says former Shell chairman. Mark Moody-Stuart points out that oil companies have called for an effective price on CO2 emissions for the last 15 years but done little to make it happen. He laments ‘remarkably little progress’ by oil industry on climate change in last two decades and says divestment is ‘rational’ response
Three hundred professors at Stanford University in the U.S., including Nobel laureates and this year’s Fields medal winner, are calling on the university to rid itself of all fossil fuel investments, in a sign that the campus divestment movement is gathering force. | The Guardian, 11 January 2015 Fields Medal, Seoul, Ana Frank, Math Genius, Female Profile, Iranian Women, Nobel Prize, Badass Women, Strong Women
Stanford professors urge withdrawal from fossil fuel investments
Three hundred professors at Stanford University in the U.S., including Nobel laureates and this year’s Fields medal winner, are calling on the university to rid itself of all fossil fuel investments, in a sign that the campus divestment movement is gathering force. | The Guardian, 11 January 2015
These 3 Colleges Stopped Investing in Fossil Fuels—One Year Later, Their Endowments Are Doing Just Fine by A.C. Shilton — YES! Magazine Investment Companies, Investment Advisor, Apartheid Era, Alternative Energy Sources, Deforestation, Greenhouse Gases
These 3 Colleges Stopped Investing in Fossil Fuels—One Year Later, Their Endowments Are Doing Just Fine - YES! Magazine Solutions Journalism
These 3 Colleges Stopped Investing in Fossil Fuels—One Year Later, Their Endowments Are Doing Just Fine by A.C. Shilton — YES! Magazine
2014: Riding a Rocket, Divestment Movement Gains Momentum | The notion that most of the fossil fuel reserves on company balance sheets must stay in the ground—stranded—is no longer unthinkable | Photo: Activists from the group 350.org protest outside the New York State Comptroller's office in Manhattan in March 2014 urging divestment from fossil fuels. Credit: Adam Welz Big Oil, Methane, Brethren, Momentum, Fossil
2014: Riding a Rocket, Divestment Movement Gains Momentum - Inside Climate News
2014: Riding a Rocket, Divestment Movement Gains Momentum | The notion that most of the fossil fuel reserves on company balance sheets must stay in the ground—stranded—is no longer unthinkable | Photo: Activists from the group 350.org protest outside the New York State Comptroller's office in Manhattan in March 2014 urging divestment from fossil fuels. Credit: Adam Welz
Canadian foundation to divest fossil fuels from its investment portfolio | At a recent meeting, the Catherine Donnelly Foundation Board unanimously agreed that it would no longer make direct investments in any of the 200 global, publicly-traded companies with the largest coal, oil and gas reserves as listed in the Carbon Tracker Initiative’s “Unburnable Carbon” report. The board determined that a “business as usual” approach is not sustainable. Tar Sands, The Catherine, Tax Credits, Investment Portfolio, Life Insurance, Sustainability, Directions
Catherine Donnelly Foundation to divest Fossil Fuels from its investment portfolio
Canadian foundation to divest fossil fuels from its investment portfolio | At a recent meeting, the Catherine Donnelly Foundation Board unanimously agreed that it would no longer make direct investments in any of the 200 global, publicly-traded companies with the largest coal, oil and gas reserves as listed in the Carbon Tracker Initiative’s “Unburnable Carbon” report. The board determined that a “business as usual” approach is not sustainable.
Investors question forecasts from ExxonMobil and other oil companies | Investors are pressuring fossil fuel companies to account for climate change in business strategies. Yet many still forge ahead as if little has changed. | The Guardian Sustainable Business, 12 December 2014 John Ashton, Energy Independence, Energy Industry, California National Parks, Crude Oil, Seismic, Obama Administration
Investors question forecasts from ExxonMobil and other oil companies
Investors question forecasts from ExxonMobil and other oil companies | Investors are pressuring fossil fuel companies to account for climate change in business strategies. Yet many still forge ahead as if little has changed. | The Guardian Sustainable Business, 12 December 2014
Fossil industry is the subprime danger of this cycle |  The cumulative blitz on energy exploration and production over the past six years has been $5.4 trillion, yet little has come of it | The Telegraph Little Engine That Could, Ghg Emissions, Gas Pipeline, Dividend, Proposal, Dangerous
Fossil industry is the subprime danger of this cycle
Fossil industry is the subprime danger of this cycle | The cumulative blitz on energy exploration and production over the past six years has been $5.4 trillion, yet little has come of it | The Telegraph
Putting the Freeze on Global Warming: Go fossil free | Two leaders in the climate change divestment campaign explain about divestment – about breaking ties with the fossil fuel industry.  See a full show description and web features here: http://bit.ly/1rrpn8H Noam Chomsky, Big Government, Air Pollution, Paradigm, Social Justice
Putting the Freeze on Global Warming
Putting the Freeze on Global Warming: Go fossil free | Two leaders in the climate change divestment campaign explain about divestment – about breaking ties with the fossil fuel industry. See a full show description and web features here: http://bit.ly/1rrpn8H
YES!! "More than 400 colleges, cities  states,  religious institutions have answered 350.org’s call to push for fossil fuel divestment....Divestment is the opposite of investing,  entails ridding a portfolio of stocks, bonds, or investment funds with moral and ethical risks...On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution calling on the San Francisco Employee Retirement System (SFERS) to divest over 583 million from fossil fuel corporations." Ecology Center, Global Awareness, Pension Fund, Cognitive Dissonance, Protest Signs, Healthcare Industry
Can Fossil Fuel Divestment Prevent The Carbon Bubble From Bursting?
YES!! "More than 400 colleges, cities states, religious institutions have answered 350.org’s call to push for fossil fuel divestment....Divestment is the opposite of investing, entails ridding a portfolio of stocks, bonds, or investment funds with moral and ethical risks...On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution calling on the San Francisco Employee Retirement System (SFERS) to divest over 583 million from fossil fuel corporations."