We Must Dismantle The War Machine To Avoid The Climate Catastrophe

By Jodie Evans, The Independent Media Institute  -

There is a clear thread running from the Pentagon budget to weapons corporations to our impoverished communities to migrants fleeing wars and drought to greenhouse gas emissions driving the [...]

Can We Divest From Weapons Dealers?

By Kathy Kelly, Vcnv.org -

Impoverished people living in numerous countries today would stand a far better chance of survival, and risk far less trauma, if weapon manufacturers such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, General [...]

At Last, Divestment Is Hitting The Fossil Fuel Industry Where It Hurts

By Bill McKibben, The Guardian -

The list of institutions that have cut their ties with this most destructive of industries encompasses religious institutions large and small (the World Council of Churches, the Unitarians, the [...]

Divest From Banks That Fuel Climate Change, Establish Public Bank

By Erik McGregor. -

New York, NY – As global leaders assemble for the 4th Annual Climate Finance Day, New Yorkers, including representatives from environmental, community and student groups, held a rally at City [...]

The Global Fossil Fuel Divestment And Clean Energy Investment Movement

By Staff, Arabellaadvisors.com -

Since its launch by students as a moral call to climate action in 2011, the fossil fuel divestment campaign has become a mainstream financial movement mobilizing trillions of dollars in support [...]

At Rally Outside Jamie Dimon’s Home, Immigrant Rights Advocates Demand #BackersOfHate Stop Bankrolling For-Profit Prisons

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"Private detention companies like CoreCivic and the Geo Group continue to be financed by Corporate #BackersofHate like JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, who profit enormously from our communities' [...]

Are Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaigns Working?

By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout.org -

Is fossil fuels divestment an effective strategy in tackling climate change? A newly released study by the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts at [...]

Why Public Banking Is The End Goal Of The Divestment Movement

By Phoenix Goodman, Medium.com -

Something big is starting to happen in the world of activism. Grassroots campaigns are beginning to coalesce into coherent, focused missions with definable outcomes. The Divest campaign is a [...]

How Activists Won Divestment from Fossil Fuels in New York City

By Nancy Romer, Portside -

After five years of tireless organizing, the movement to divest NYC public worker pension funds from fossil fuels scored a win.  On January 10, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City [...]

As Congress Feeds The Merchants Of Death, The People Must Divest

By Medea Benjamin and Elliott Swain, Popular Resistance. -

In recent budget negotiations, Senate Democrats agreed to a boost in military spending that exceeded the cap for fiscal 2018 by $70 billion, bringing the total request to an enormous $716 [...]

New York City Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

New York City is suing five of the largest oil companies over the billions of dollars it spends protecting the city from the effects of climate change, and it plans to divest its pension funds' [...]

Declaration On Climate Finance

By Staff, notapennymore.info -

We the undersigned, call for an immediate end to investments in new fossil fuel production and infrastructure, and encourage a dramatic increase in investments in renewable energy. We are issuing [...]

BlackRock Wields Its $6 Trillion Club To Combat Climate Risks

By Emily Chasan, bloomberg.com -

BlackRock, along with investors such as UBS Asset Management and JPMorgan Chase & Co., is a participant in the task force led by Bloomberg LP founder Michael Bloomberg. The group concluded in [...]

Divest Black Friday

By Staff, mazaskatalks.org -

By Staff of Mazaska Talks - Keystone I just leaked 210,000 gallons of oil on the Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation; Nebraska just approved Keystone XL; First Nations in British Columbia are building [...]

Wells Fargo Blockaded, Demanding Divestment From Tar Sands

By Alex Cohen, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Alex Cohen, for Earth Defense Coalition. On November 14, 2017, five water protectors took action in solidarity with front line Indigenous resistance efforts at Camp Makwa to stop the [...]