Harvard To Divest Fossil Fuels, Sets Example For Other Institutions

By The Energy Mix. -

Climate activists are hailing Harvard University’s move to divest from fossil fuels as a profound shift in the status quo and a model for other institutions. The iconic and wealthy [...]

California Kids To Teachers’ Pension Fund: Divest From Oil

By Marcy Winograd, Common Dreams. -

The kids are mad as hell—and so are teachers who want their California teacher pension fund, CalSTRS, to join 1,000 other institutions collectively divesting $14.5 trillion from the fossil fuel [...]

Over 130,000 People Call On Chubb To Drop Trans Mountain Pipeline

Earlier today, activists from Stand.earth, 350 Vancouver, and Leadnow visited the Vancouver B.C. offices of multinational insurer Chubb to deliver petitions with over 130,000 signatures calling [...]

Grandparents Protest Chase And Pressure Biden On Climate

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

"Because the bank management chose to avoid arrests at its front door, our group eventually took our rockers and banners and moved into the street in front of the bank. There we were arrested — [...]

Global Protests Target Banks Funding Line 3 Pipeline

By Sarah Buehler, Stop the Money Pipeline. -

San Francisco - Today across 8 countries, 4 continents, and 50 U.S. cities, hundreds of climate and Indigenous rights activists are protesting 20 banks that have backed loans for Enbridge, the [...]

Oxford University Has Pledged To Divest From Fossil Fuels

By Brigitte Wear, DeSmog International. -

There are signs Oxford University is slowly “getting it” when it comes to climate change. Last year, it committed to selling its multimillion-pound investments in oil and gas companies, after [...]

Enbridge’s Greenwashing Will Not Stand

By Tara Houska, Stop the Money Pipeline. -

There are now more than 130 Water Protectors facing criminal charges for protecting the land from the Line 3 tar sands pipeline. At the same time, the climate criminals are free to keep [...]

Indigenous Youth Demand End To Trans Mountain Insurance

By Katie Hyslop, The Tyee. -

A group of Indigenous youth took their fight against the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project to the Vancouver offices of insurance companies backing the controversial venture earlier this [...]

Climate Activists Are Closer Than Ever To Ending All Fossil Fuel Investments

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

When New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced last month that the state would divest its over $200 billion Common Retirement Fund from more than 20 coal companies, it marked an [...]

The Struggle To Protect The Sacred Place Where Life Begins

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

As the Trump administration neared the end of its first year in office in 2017, it seemed environmental activists had lost one of the most hard-fought battles in the movement’s history. Thanks to [...]

On Contact: Planet Of The Humans

In this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the criticism and censorship of Michael Moore's film Planet of the Humans with the director, Jeff Gibbs. "Perhaps it's a form of [...]

Faith Groups In 14 Countries Divest From Fossil Fuels

By Brian Roewe, Earthbeat. -

More than 40 faith institutions committed to divest their finances from fossil fuels while at the same time calling for the post-pandemic economic recovery to shift the world toward a low-carbon [...]

Under Pressure, JP Morgan Chase Demotes Former Exxon CEO

By Jamie Henn, Stop the Money Pipeline. -

New York, NY — Bowing to pressure from climate and shareholder activists, JP Morgan Chase will be demoting former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond from his Lead Independent Director position on the bank’s [...]

Wells Fargo Announces Ban On Financing Arctic Oil And Gas Drilling

By Ashley Curtin, Nation of Change. -

The world’s top bank to finance fracked oil and gas will no longer fund for oil and gas projects in the Arctic. Wells Fargo recently updated its environment policy to prohibit Arctic drilling and [...]

A New Generation Of Climate Activists Is Reviving Fossil Fuel Divestment

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

A wave of student-led actions swept across the campuses of around 60 U.S. and Canadian schools last month, as students turned to sit-ins, walkouts and banner drops to pressure universities into [...]