YES!! "More than 400 colleges, cities  states,  religious institutions have answered 350.org’s call to push for fossil fuel divestment....Divestment is the opposite of investing,  entails ridding a portfolio of stocks, bonds, or investment funds with moral and ethical risks...On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution calling on the San Francisco Employee Retirement System (SFERS) to divest over 583 million from fossil fuel corporations."

Is The Healthcare Industry Morally Obligated To Divest From Fossil Fuels? UK Report Argues So

Three hundred professors at Stanford University in the U.S., including Nobel laureates and this year’s Fields medal winner, are calling on the university to rid itself of all fossil fuel investments, in a sign that the campus divestment movement is gathering force. | The Guardian, 11 January 2015

Stanford professors urge withdrawal from fossil fuel investments

First female winner for Fields maths medal. An Iranian mathematician working in the US has become the first ever female winner of the celebrated Fields Medal. Prof Maryam Mirzakhani went to school and university in Tehran before doing a PhD at Harvard.

These 3 Colleges Stopped Investing in Fossil Fuels—One Year Later, Their Endowments Are Doing Just Fine by A.C. Shilton — YES! Magazine

These 3 Colleges Stopped Investing in Fossil Fuels—One Year Later, Their Endowments Are Doing Just Fine by A. Shilton — YES!

Campaigners hail 'major victory' as council representing half a billion Christians says it will stop investing in fossil fuels

World Council of Churches rules out fossil fuel investments

World Council of Churches pulls fossil fuel investments Campaigners hail 'major victory' as council representing half a billion Christians says it will stop investing in fossil fuels

The fossil fuel divestment movement skyrocketed in the past year as hundreds of institutions and thousands of individuals committed to selling their oil, natural gas and coal holdings, according to a new report. So far, 436 institutions and 2,040 individuals representing $2.6 trillion in assets have agreed to sell their fossil fuel investments, according to a review by Arabella Advisors, a Washington, D.C.-based consultant that works with philanthropies. It represents a 50-fold increase…

The fossil fuel divestment movement skyrocketed in the past year as hundreds of…

The California Senate passed a package of bills to address climate change. Legislation includes a plan to divest California’s public pensions from coal. “This package of bills represents the most far-reaching effort to fight climate change in the history of our nation,” Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León said in a statement.“These bills put California on path to sustainable economic growth, while also protecting the health of our communities.”

The California Senate passed a package of bills this week to address climate change, legislation that includes a plan to reduce gasoline use on California’s roads by 50 percent, increase energy…

Copenhagen set to divest from fossil fuels | The Danish capital will become the country’s first investment fund to sell its stocks and bonds in fossil fuels. The mayor of Denmark’s capital launches a push to withdraw the city’s £700m investment fund out of coal, oil and gas holdings » www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/29/copenhagen-set-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels

Copenhagen set to divest from fossil fuels

The mayor of Denmark’s capital launches a push to withdraw the city’s investment fund out of coal, oil and gas holdings

2014: Riding a Rocket, Divestment Movement Gains Momentum | The notion that most of the fossil fuel reserves on company balance sheets must stay in the ground—stranded—is no longer unthinkable | Photo: Activists from the group 350.org protest outside the New York State Comptroller's office in Manhattan in March 2014 urging divestment from fossil fuels. Credit: Adam Welz

The notion that most of the fossil fuel reserves on company balance sheets must stay in the ground—stranded—is no longer unthinkable.

Fossil industry is the subprime danger of this cycle |  The cumulative blitz on energy exploration and production over the past six years has been $5.4 trillion, yet little has come of it | The Telegraph

Fossil industry is the subprime danger of this cycle

Fossil industry is the subprime danger of this cycle | The cumulative blitz on energy exploration and production over the past six years has been $5.4 trillion, yet little has come of it | The Telegraph

Leading health charities should divest from fossil fuels, say climate scientists. Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust risk losing moral authority, say researchers including ‘hockey stick’ graph originator Michael Mann. Photo: Melinda Gates speaking at the New York Public Library | The Guardian, 23 May 2015

Leading health charities should divest from fossil fuels, say climate scientists

Melinda Gates: Women started leaving the tech industry when the gaming industry became very male

Fossil fuel divestment is rational, says former Shell chairman. Mark Moody-Stuart points out that oil companies have called for an effective price on CO2 emissions for the last 15 years but done little to make it happen. He laments ‘remarkably little progress’ by oil industry on climate change in last two decades and says divestment is ‘rational’ response

Fossil fuel divestment is rational, says former Shell chairman

Fossil fuel divestment is rational, says former Shell chairman Mark Moody-Stuart laments ‘remarkably little progress’ by oil industry on climate change in last two decades and says divestment is ‘rational’ response

Canadian foundation to divest fossil fuels from its investment portfolio | At a recent meeting, the Catherine Donnelly Foundation Board unanimously agreed that it would no longer make direct investments in any of the 200 global, publicly-traded companies with the largest coal, oil and gas reserves as listed in the Carbon Tracker Initiative’s “Unburnable Carbon” report. The board determined that a “business as usual” approach is not sustainable.

Catherine Donnelly Foundation to divest Fossil Fuels from its investment portfolio

Putting the Freeze on Global Warming: Go fossil free | Two leaders in the climate change divestment campaign explain about divestment – about breaking ties with the fossil fuel industry.  See a full show description and web features here: http://bit.ly/1rrpn8H

Two leaders in the climate change divestment campaign on breaking ties with the fossil fuel industry. See a full show description and web features here: http.

Solving climate change by moving your money – see www.gofossilfree.org | Australians, go to www.gofossilfree.org.au | National Divestment Day in Australia: 18 October 2014,  www.marketforces.org.au/divestmentday

Solving climate change by moving your money – see www.gofossilfree.org | Australians, go to www.gofossilfree.org.au | National Divestment Day in Australia: 18 October 2014, www.marketforces.org.au/divestmentday

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