Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: pension funds

As California considers dropping fossil fuels from major pension funds, new...

“California cannot be a climate justice leader if we continue to invest in the companies that are polluting our environment.”

Study shows pension funds’ refusal to divest from fossil fuels cost...

"As long as PERA's money remains invested in the fossil fuel industry, that investment supports an industry that has willfully denied its role in climate change, accelerating today's climate crisis in favor of profits."

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.