Divestment Resources


ARTICLES

The mayor of Seattle congratulates the ANU on divesting from fossil fuels, Mike McGinn, ABC, Australia
http://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2014/12/18/4150560.htm

It’s not easy being green: Fossil fuel subsidies, Anmar Frangoul, CNBC, NY
http://www.cnbc.com/id/102283729#

Australian fossil fuel subsidies put at $47bn, as RET wrestle continues, Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, Australia
http://reneweconomy.com.au/2014/australian-fossil-fuel-subsidies-put-at-47bn-as-ret-wrestle-continues-58572

Low Oil Prices Killing Off Fuel Subsidies, Nick Cunningham, NASDAQ, NY
http://www.nasdaq.com/article/low-oil-prices-killing-off-fuel-subsidies-cm425065

Oregon State University Foundation gets basket of coal from group seeking divestment in fossil fuel, The Oregonian, Oregon
http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2014/12/oregon_state_university_founda.html

Spinnaker Trust gains traction with Fossil Fuel Free Investing, The Providence Journal, Rhode Island
http://www.providencejournal.com/business/press-releases/20141219-spinnaker-trust-gains-traction-with-fossil-fuel-free-investing.ece

2014: Riding a Rocket, Divestment Movement Gains Momentum, Elizabeth Douglass, Inside Climate News, USA
https://insideclimatenews.org/news/20141222/2014-riding-rocket-divestment-movement-gains-momentum

The Fossil-Fuel Industry Spent Big to Set the Anti-Environment Agenda of the Next Congress, Claire Moser & Matt Lee-Ashley, Center for American Progress, DC
https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/green/news/2014/12/22/103667/the-fossil-fuel-industry-spent-big-to-set-the-anti-environment-agenda-of-the-next-congress/

2015: the beginning of the end for climate sceptics, John Sauven, The Guardian, UK
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/dec/23/2015-climate-sceptics-us-china-agreement-carbon-emissions

Dow Drops More Than 200 Points as Oil Slides, NBC, NY
http://www.nbcnews.com/business/markets/dow-drops-more-200-points-oil-slides-n279836

Let’s leave behind the age of fossil fuel. Welcome to Year One of the climate revolution, Rebecca Solnit, The Guardian, UK
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/dec/23/age-of-fossil-fuel-year-one-climate-revolution

Canadian Pension Funds To Invest In Renewables To The Tune Of $2 Billion, Joshua S. Hill, Clean Technica, Canada
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/12/24/canadian-pension-funds-invest-renewables-tune-2-billion/

CalArts To Reduce Fossil Fuels, Redistribute $3.6 Million, Hometown Station, California
http://www.hometownstation.com/santa-clarita-news/arts-and-entertainment/calarts-to-reduce-fossil-fuels-redistribute-3-6-million-117274

Inside the Lima Climate Change Summit: 5 Reasons to Be Hopeful, Kevin Grandia, Rolling Stone, USA
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/inside-the-lima-climate-change-summit-5-reasons-to-be-hopeful-20141229

Investors falter as fossil fuels face ‘perfect storm’, Kieran Cooke, The Energy Collective, UK
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_round_up/2696475/investors_falter_as_fossil_fuels_face_perfect_storm.html

Scotland could be fossil fuel-free by 2030, says report, Will Nichols, The Guardian, UK
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/05/scotland-fossil-fuel-free-by-2030-says-report

State-held funds should divest from companies involved in fossil fuels, Brodie Lockard, Star Advertiser, Hawaii
http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=287403941&id=287403941

Divest in a better future, Mike McGinn, Eco-Business, Washington
http://www.eco-business.com/opinion/divest-better-future/

Documentary

Fossil Free (48:30) describes the divestment movement as well as interviews with financial experts on the risks of fossil fuel investments.