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BREAKING: Scottish Episcopal Church votes for ethical investment policy recognising 'moral imperative to fu…
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Post-capitalism: Life within environmental limits | Pursuit by The University of Melbourne
Capitalism’s limitless growth on a finite planet means the economic system we take for granted could end soon. If so, transformative and sustainable change must come from grassroots action
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march 2019 by bullfrogfilms
Big Oil must choose: bad guys or good guys on climate change [Editorial] - HoustonChronicle.com
The White House has withdrawn from the Paris Accord, rolled back the Clean Power Plan and appointed bad-faith climate change deniers to a federal climate panel. The United States needs to claim this leadership mantle, not only for the sake of saving the planet, but also to ensure that we remain the best place in the world for the energy industry.
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march 2019 by bullfrogfilms
Climate study warns of vanishing safety window on reducing carbon emissions—here’s why
Millions of possible scenarios were analyzed, and only a few are acceptable, the scientists said.
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march 2019 by bullfrogfilms
350.org – Norwegian government recommends $7.5 billion divestment from oil and gas
oday, the government of Norway announced a recommendation for the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund, worth $1 trillion, to divest more than $7.5 billion of holdings from upstream oil and gas industries. This proposal will next be put to a parliamentary vote.
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march 2019 by bullfrogfilms
Do Shell’s New Climate Commitments Make the Grade? - Union of Concerned Scientists
Last week Royal Dutch Shell announced that in addition to its long-term plans for decarbonization by 2050, it would set goals and track progress on its carbon footprint on a short-term basis and link executive compensation to progress meeting these goals. Reporting on short term results is key to ensuring accountability for long-term goals, so this is a step in the right direction. However, I have two immediate concerns.
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december 2018 by bullfrogfilms
Fossil Free – Major milestone: 1000+ divestment commitments
In less than 5 years, the global fossil fuel divestment movement has won over 1000 commitments worth nearly $8trillion from institutions ranging from universities and banks, to the world's largest sovereign wealth funds and major capital cities.
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december 2018 by bullfrogfilms
Bill McKibben Calls FBI Tracking Of Environmental Activists "Contemptible" | CleanTechnica
As the result of a Freedom of Information suit brought by The Guardian, the FBI has revealed it maintained an open investigation of 350.org — the climate activism group founded by Bill McKibben — and its members as part of an ongoing anti-terrorism campaign. “Trying to deal with the greatest crisis humans have stumbled into shouldn’t require being subjected to government surveillance,” McKibben says. “But when much of our government acts as a subsidiary of the fossil fuel industry, it may be par for the course.” He added the FBI’s apparent failure to distinguish between nonviolent civil disobedience and domestic terrorism was contemptible.
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december 2018 by bullfrogfilms
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RT : BREAKING: Over 1,000 institutions worth nearly $8Trillion have now said no to fossil fuels and committed to
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december 2018 by davidvc
Revealed: FBI kept files on peaceful climate change protesters | US news | The Guardian
A protest at a BP plant in Indiana landed three sixtysomething campaigners in a federal surveillance report, documents released to the Guardian under the Freedom on Information Act show
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december 2018 by bullfrogfilms
The Energy 202: U.S. plans to 'showcase ways to use fossil fuels' at a U.N. climate conference - The Washington Post
The promotion of fossil fuels comes as nearly 200 signatories to the Paris climate accord are gathering in Poland to discuss how they will carry out their commitments under the landmark agreement brokered by President Barack Obama in 2015.
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december 2018 by bullfrogfilms
Tackle climate or face financial crash, say world's biggest investors | Environment | The Guardian
Global investors managing $32tn issued a stark warning to governments at the UN climate summit on Monday, demanding urgent cuts in carbon emissions and the phasing out of all coal burning. Without these, the world faces a financial crash several times worse than the 2008 crisis, they said.
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december 2018 by bullfrogfilms
Barclays customers 'to leave en masse' over tar sands investment | Business | The Guardian
Thousands of Barclays customers have threatened to switch to another bank unless it ends investment in pipelines for oil from tar sands, dubbed the “dirtiest fuel on the planet”.
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december 2018 by bullfrogfilms
'Keep it in the ground': what we can learn from anti-fossil fuel campaigns
From the fossil fuel divestment movement to the Stop Adani campaign, in recent years we’ve seen a wave of climate activism that directly targets fossil fuels — both the infrastructure used to produce, transport and consume them, and the corporations that finance, own and operate that infrastructure. What makes targeting fossil fuels so attractive for activists, and can we learn anything from them?
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november 2018 by bullfrogfilms
The Moral Stain on Harvard’s Endowment | Opinion | The Harvard Crimson
Two weeks ago, the Harvard College undergraduate body voted overwhelmingly in favor of two referenda urging the University to divest its endowment from holdings in the fossil fuel industry and the “prison-industrial complex.” These two industries are among the most heinous imaginable, benefiting from the burning of fuels that severely exacerbate the warming of our climate and excessive incarceration, respectively. Harvard should sever all ties from these industries and should follow the voices of its students.
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november 2018 by bullfrogfilms
Bill McKibben: Climate oracle speaks | Crosscut
Bill McKibben casts a long shadow in the climate movement. As a longtime environmental advocate, writer and speaker, concerned citizens look to McKibben and his organization, 350.org, to get behind fights that can actually move the needle on climate change. One of those battles — Initiative 1631 — brought him to a rally at Seattle’s Town Hall last week.
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september 2018 by bullfrogfilms
(10) Why Divest? - YouTube
Tom Steyer of NextGen America talks divestment with Climate One. Divestment from fossil fuels on the part of major institutions, he says, makes an important statement regardless of its capital impacts for the industry.
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september 2018 by bullfrogfilms
350.org – Fossil Fuel Divestment Goes to Washington!
Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon just introduced the first ever fossil fuel divestment bill in US history! It's called the Retirement Investments for a Sustainable Economy (RISE) Act in honor of this Saturday's "Rise for Climate" global day of action.
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september 2018 by bullfrogfilms
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RT : Young people talking passionately about and asking to from and inv…
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september 2018 by mking007

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