To save the world, we must follow the money, climate campaigners say.
"For Harvard to continue to profit from activities that might and likely do accelerate us toward climate disaster ... is unconscionable."
It's time for insurance companies to walk the walk.
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I fear that instead of choosing the next President of the United States (POTUS), the electoral college is about to vote for a man who could become known as SCROTUS - Supremely Corruptible Ruler of the United States.
An anti-EPA zealot will be the next head of the EPA; President-elect Trump has promised to abrogate the Paris climate accords; and temperatures in the Arctic last week were as much as fifty-five degrees above normal, as polar ice stubbornly refused to refreeze.
Ethically, our investments shouldn't contribute to dangerous climate change. Financially, fossil fuel stocks are overvalued as most of their reserves cannot be burned. We can get good, safe returns while helping to build a new energy system.
If you withdraw support from DAPL, of course I will reconsider closing my account. And you might sleep better, knowing you have moved over to the right side of history.
"It's a subtle, but powerful, way to move shareholders away from voting a party line toward a more refined focus on construction
Conspicuously, yet glaringly, absent from this list is our nation's oldest natural history museum: New York's American Museum
The religious and spiritual significance of the Holy Land makes the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians of particular concern to Christians, Muslims, and Jews around the world, including here in the U.S.
Bevis Longstreth: An Ex SEC Commisioner With a Way Forward on Divestment , Courtesy of Bevis Longstreth Extreme 2015 Melting
For many who champion divestment, it is seen as something both symbolic and substantial. For those who argue against divesting, a key argument is that investing is a way to maintain a voice and influence discovery and innovation around cleaner forms of energy.
As we know so well from history, communities come together in the most powerful of ways to fight for justice and for dignity
Shortly thereafter, former Prime Minister Ehud Barak warned that Israel has been infected with "the seeds of fascism." He
We know that nuclear weapons are scary, but we must be much louder in defining them as unacceptable, as illegitimate. By following the money, we can cut it off, and while this isn't the only thing necessary to make nuclear weapons extinct, it will help.
There is a strong tradition of student protests in Australia, and this legacy has profoundly shaped our history and culture. Students have been at the forefront of securing many of the rights we now take for granted as a nation.