Newton councilors to decide on fossil fuel divestment ordinance
After unanimously passing a Finance Committee vote on May 29, an ordinance aimed at divesting some Newton funds from fossil fuel company holdings will go
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cornell Must Divest From Fossil Fuels
To the editor:Fossil fuel divestment should be of interest to those of us in the Cornell community who would like to see our endowment improve its performance and wonder if a fossil-free portfolio could help the University accomplish this.Comparative analyses by Morgan Stanley Capital Investment since 2014 (retroactively to 2010) shows fossil-free funds yield 0.65 […]
Why fossil-fuel giants underestimate electric cars, renewable energy
Mass adoption of electric cars and renewable energy could significantly decrease global consumption of fossil fuels. But does the traditional energy industry view these new developments as a threat?
Why fossil fuel emissions are increasing — again
After several years of stability, the world’s carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels continue to increase, placing the goals of the Paris climate agreement in jeopardy, according to a new Stanf…
To Take Down Fossil Fuels, We Must Abandon Capitalism
Dahr Jamail's latest book bears witness to the destruction of our natural world due to climate change.
Bouton '20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC
In June, the Democratic National Committee ended its long-standing policy of accepting money from the fossil fuel industry. But in August, a resolution put forth by party Chairman Tom Perez ’83 P’18 reversed the June decision.
Many Texans think fossil fuel companies should pay for climate change, poll finds
A new survey suggests that many Americans - even in the oil and gas rich state of Texans - think fossil fuel companies should foot the bill for global warming. The nationally representative survey, conducted by Yale University's Program on Climate Change Communications (YPCCC) and commissioned by the nonprofit science advocacy group Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), asked 5,131 adults Americans across the country their opinions about responsibility for global warming damages.
Top Five Reasons Fossil Fuel Companies Should Diversify into Renewables Now
According to Amory Lovins a consultant to Shell Oil for the past 45 years and Chief Scientist and Co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, little attention is being paid to the work that traditional energy companies are doing in the renewable energy industry. “I think a lot of groups promoting efficiency and renewables are so busy working with innovation and insurgency in the business world that…
How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry's keynote speech at the World Gas Conference in June opened with a marching band and ended with an exhibition by the Harlem Globetrotters.
State must end fossil fuel dependency: Op-Ed
Science tells us that global warming is the most critical threat to human existence of our time. Our own environmental agencies have not always protected us. The earth has gotten hotter every year since 2001. Now that we have learned more about the causes of global warming caused by human activity, shouldn't we be doing more to curb it? We have the means, but not the will Gov. Ned Lamont proclaimed that May 2019 is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Month in Connecticut, thereby…
How to calculate your carbon footprint (hint: It starts with a fossil-fuel diet)
All fossil fuels must be BANNED within 40 years to stop global warming
Experts from the University of Leeds used a climate model to determine what would happen to global temperature rise if CO² emissions were phased out from the end of 2018.
What is Fossil Fuel Divestment?
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NC senator who champions fossil fuels happened to get industry money for 20 years
Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina has been a staunch ally of the coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear power industries – and executives, political action committees and lobbyists for those firms have opened their wallets for his re-election campaign.
Fossil-fuel lover Rick Perry made Texas greener with wind, so why not try it in Washington?
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Banning fracking was just the starting point; New York must move away from fossil fuels
While hydraulic fracturing can't take place in New York, the state still hosts pipelines and plants that transport and burn fracked gas.
What's at Stake in Harvard's Fossil-Fuel Divestment Debate
This isn't a disagreement about tactics or style. It's a collision over what the university's role in social change ought to be.
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