Friday, July 12, 2024

Tag: divestment

Student demands for divestment are not new

There is a long history of students organizing for divestment from states and institutions complicit in criminal acts, apartheid, and genocide. Today’s campus protests against Israel are building on that movement.

Public pension funds have lost billions on their fossil fuel investments:...

“[Fossil fuel] divestments are able to create a win-win situation with higher financial returns and lower carbon footprints.”

How protests that double as trainings are growing this fossil fuel...

The activists represented a broad coalition of grassroots organizations that had come to Malvern to stage an intervention over Vanguard’s $300 billion investments in fossil fuels.

The divestment movement’s big month

The pressure and devolving social license have even started to influence business leaders’ decisions.

University of Cambridge announces divestment from fossil fuels after five-year student,...

The University of Cambridge announced it will "remove all direct and indirect investments in the fossil fuel industry from its £3.5 billion endowment fund by 2030."

What Norway’s big divestment decision means for fracking, tar sands and...

It appears it’s just cutting its losses on money-losing endeavors like fracking in America, tar sands oil production in Canada, and frontier exploration by U.K. companies in Africa and South-East Asia.

Indigenous women’s delegation takes fossil fuel divestment demands to New York...

The call from the Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation is for rights and environmental violations to be more thoroughly reflected in the rating scores given to fossil fuel extraction companies.

Fossil fuel divestment debates on campus spotlight the societal role of...

Divestment debates are forcing colleges and universities to reconsider how to contribute to a more resilient and sustainable future.

Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end...

While Ireland is making history, many emphasized the need for the rest of the world to follow the Irish's lead.

As new pipelines get built, more people are standing in the...

Despite the overwhelming evidence that pipelines are unreliable and prone to leaks, energy companies continue to treat their bottom line as the only factor when making decisions.

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Take the best cognitive test, Joe. Ace it—then fortify support, win nomination, then slam/shame...

Are we all not flying blind with two geriatrics on display (though the right-wing cares not at all).

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.

Sen. Peter Welch calls for Biden to step aside amid concerns of Trump victory

Vermont Senator Peter Welch urges President Joe Biden to withdraw from the 2024 race, citing potential harm to Democrats’ chances and concerns over Biden’s age and performance.

Ocasio-Cortez files impeachment articles against Justices Thomas and Alito amid ethics scandals

Liberal Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduces impeachment articles against Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, citing undisclosed gifts and conflicts of interest.

For Trump and Biden, it’s all about empire first

Is each man’s priority to lead a dominant U.S. empire?