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 [...]

Divest From The War Machine

By Annie Windholz, www.medium.com -

By Annie Windholz for Medium - Jodie Evans spoke about how war has become normalized to millennials- an entire generation that has only known war. She commented that under Obama the anti-war [...]

Native American Women Going After Europe’s Banks To Divest From Oil

By Shannan Stoll, www.nationofchange.org -

By Shannan Stoll for The Nation - Last December, calls to defund the Dakota Access pipeline and “Stand with Standing Rock” led individuals to divest millions of dollars from banks extending [...]

Santa Barbara Votes To Divest From Banks Funding Dakota Access Pipeline

Grace Feldmann and Emiliano Campobello, www.lastrealindians.com -

By Grace Feldmann and Emiliano Campobello for Last Real Indians - SANTA BARBARA, California / village of Syuxtun—9/19/17, Santa Barbara City Council voted to proceed toward divesting over $40 [...]

Entire Cities Are Cutting Ties With Wells Fargo For Its Support Of Dakota Pipeline

By Ilana Novick, www.alternet.org -

By Ilana Novick for AlterNet - Conservatives have long had a monopoly on the love of states' rights and local government, but in Trump's America, it's the left that has seized the opportunities [...]

Amid Divestment Protests, More Cities Explore Public Banks

By Oscar Perry Abello, www.billmoyers.com -

By Oscar Perry Abello for Moyers and Company - Philadelphia City Council Member Cindy Bass was already thinking about how to cut the city’s ties with Wells Fargo when bank CEO John Stumpf [...]

New York City Begins Divestment From Wells Fargo

By Wakíƞyaƞ Waánataƞ, www.lastrealindians.com -

By Wakíƞyaƞ Waánataƞ (Matt Remle- Lakota) for Last Real Indians - NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott M. Stringer jointly announced today that they will vote to [...]

U.S. Bank Becomes First Major Bank To Stop Financing Pipeline Construction

By Staff of 350.org, www.ecowatch.com -

By Staff of 350.org for Eco Watch - U.S. Bank has become the first major bank in the U.S. to formally exclude gas and oil pipelines from their project financing. This groundbreaking change to [...]

How To Contact 17 Banks Funding Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion (Including Keystone XL)

By James Trimarco, www.yesmagazine.org -

By James Trimarco for Yes! Magazine - Of the more than 60 banks helping to finance the expansion of tar sands infrastructure, the indigenous-led environmental campaign Mazaska Talks has [...]

US Bank To Stop Funding Pipelines As Divestment Movement Expands Worldwide

By Nika Knight, www.commondreams.org -

By Nika Knight for Common Dreams - As a nearly ten-days-long global mobilization calling for divestment from fossil fuels comes to an end, climate campaigners are celebrating a major victory [...]

UCSB Chancellor Backs Call To Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies

By Staff, www.pacbiztimes.com -

By Staff for Pacific Coast Business Times - After a four-day sit-in, UC Santa Barbara students won the endorsement of Chancellor Henry Yang on the divestiture of the University of California’s [...]