Julia Conley, staff writer
New York is the first U.S. state to release a fossil fuel divestment plan.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
After a five-year campaign, Cambridge Unviersity on Thursday agreed to divest from the fossil fuel industry. (Photo: Zero Carbon Cambridge)
While welcoming the move as a "massive victory," campaigners said that "this...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
An Extinction Rebellion protester holds up a placard saying "Divest from climate change" as they block the roads outside the Bank of England on October 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo: John Keeble/Getty Images)
"We're in a make-or-break decade for the preservation of our planet and our...


You thought Keystone was bad? If approved, Keystone will emit about 24.3 million tons of greenhouse gases, or 1.2 billion over its 50-year life. If approved, two mega coalmines in Australia will emit triple that, or 3.7 billion tons. In honor of that appalling figure and an upcoming National Day of Divestment, action groups have released a great video announcing the coal industry's new Fuck You policy, a "philosophy where we are able straddle the dichotomy between what we know is true and how...