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'Only the Beginning': Citing Climate and Investment Risks, NY State Pension Fund to Ditch Tar Sands

"Kudos to Tom DiNapoli for making it clear that you can't build your retirement on tar sands."

Andrea Germanos ·


Environmental Author and Activist Bill McKibben Won't Stop Sounding the Alarm

"The physical trends are ominous, but at the very least, there's going to be one hell of a fight."

Michael Winship ·


'A Big, Big Deal': Climate Activists Applaud Rutgers University's Fossil Fuel Divestment Plan

"This powerful decision," said Naomi Klein, "sends an unequivocal market message that the era of fossil fuels is finally coming to an end and that our collective future rests with clean, renewable energy."

Brett Wilkins ·


Study Shows Fossil Fuel Pollution Killed 8.7 Million People in 2018—Almost One-Fifth of Global Deaths

"Now more than ever we can see the healthier, more just and sustainable world that climate actions can deliver," said one Harvard doctor.

Jessica Corbett ·


NYC Pension Funds Set 'New Bar for Climate Finance Action' With Approval of $4 Billion Fossil Fuel Divestment

"Fossil fuels are not only bad for our planet and our frontline communities, they are a bad investment," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Jessica Corbett ·


Reality 'Starting to Sink In,' Says McKibben, After European Investment Bank Chief Admits 'Gas Is Over'

"There's nothing clean about gas—it's not a 'transition fuel' or a 'bridge fuel,' it's a dirty fossil fuel just like coal and oil," said Greenpeace EU. "It's time to stop bankrolling the #ClimateEmergency and stop public money back gas projects."

Jon Queally ·


Noting Nation's Unparalleled Contributions to Global Crisis, 100+ Groups Push Biden to Commit US to 'Fair Share' of Climate Action

The letter to the president-elect calls for not only rejoining the Paris agreement, but also "bold, equitable, and ambitious emissions reductions and a commitment to support less wealthy countries to do the same."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Huge News': Nearly Four Dozen Faith Institutions Announce Divestment From Fossil Fuels

"While government leaders cling to the economic models of yesterday, faith leaders are looking ahead to the energy future we share."

Julia Conley ·


'This Is a Really, Really Big Deal': Michigan Gov. Moves to Shut Down Line 5 Pipeline to Protect Great Lakes

"Enbridge has imposed on the people of Michigan an unacceptable risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Great Lakes that could devastate our economy and way of life."

Jessica Corbett ·


This Election Isn't About the Next Four Years. It's About the Next Four Millennia

Time is running out to act on global heating. Electing Donald Trump the first time cost us dearly; a second term would be catastrophic.

Bill McKibben ·

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