Nancy Romer is a labor and environmental activist. She served on the Executive Council of Professional Staff Congress of CUNY (AFT #2334) for nine years. She is an active member of the PSC’s Environmental Justice Working Group and has served on the steering committees of Peoples Climate Movement-NY, Divest NY. She is on the National Working Group on Climate Justice for Democratic Socialists of America, and works with Labor Network for Sustainability. She is Professor Emerita Brooklyn College, CUNY.
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Sunday, March 04, 2018
How New York City Won Divestment From Fossil Fuels
After five years of tireless organizing, the movement to divest NYC public worker pension funds from fossil fuels scored a win. On Jan. 10, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City will divest the $5 billion of its pension funds presently invested in fossil fuel stocks. It will also sue...