The #fossilfuel #divestment movement has spread fast across the world and keeps on doing. It’s something like an ocean wave.
On this page I’ll try to collect the most recent news on the topic that I see on Twitter and that come from #divestpeople living on our planet.
Mostly: commitments to divest, calls on to divest, divestment data, articles about divestment, divest mob or other kinds of grass-roots initiatives gathering people.
If you hear of any, please tweet me. Tks in advance.
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— Amy Resnick (@Resnick_PI) November 25, 2020
#Fossilfuel #divestment policies among institutional asset owners are applied to $770 billion in assets under management, a 13% increase from 2018. Learn more in @US_SIF Foundation’s new report: https://t.co/OSKkkLNbYT. #ESG #climateaction #USSIFtrends2020 pic.twitter.com/P7Cw0q15ww
— US SIF (@US_SIF) November 25, 2020
Dear @JulieElliottMP, @lrobertsonTewks (& @GuyOpperman), Thank you for considering our evidence to help improve the Pension Bill re: Climate Risk. We propose the bill must be strengthened in these 4 areas if pensions are to help mitigate rather than exacerbate the climate crisis:
— Divest Parliament (@MP_Divest) November 3, 2020
— Carbon Tracker (@CarbonBubble) October 29, 2020
We are divesting all assets from our longtime bank and financial partner, Bank of America, in order to align our investments with our values. Read more here: https://t.co/LKj4TTv5l1#ProtectTheArctic
📸: Florian Schulz pic.twitter.com/Rj1MGT3HdQ
— ConservationAlliance (@conservationall) October 28, 2020
Some big names are #divesting from #fossilfuels. According to the https://t.co/4dUoGHgCjQ, they collectively manage nearly $14.5Tn. Want to learn more – check out https://t.co/FSH36Rozjn#bcorp #climatecrisis #esg #sri #sustainableinvesting #noplanetb #socent #impactinvesting pic.twitter.com/t6BPoLOX1S
— Envest Asset Management (@Envest_AM) October 26, 2020
— Kartikeya Singh (@KartikeyaSingh) October 23, 2020
— Aryt Alasti (@AAlasti) October 22, 2020
The City of Vancouver just became the first city in the world to endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.
The motion passed unanimously earlier today 🎉 🌎
— Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty (@fossiltreaty) October 16, 2020
BREAKING: Methodist Council has voted for a resolution on fossil fuel #divestment!
Given that no oil and gas companies are aligned with the #ParisAgreement, the Central Finance Board must now urgently #divest from all fossil fuel companieshttps://t.co/piUVqOLr4F @MethodistGB pic.twitter.com/yOzHRwLM7H
— Operation Noah (@OperationNoah) October 13, 2020
"IT'S CRAZY THAT OUR BANKS AND OUR PENSIONS ARE INVESTING IN FOSSIL FUEL, when these are the very things that are jeopardising the future that we are saving for".
— Geoffrey Supran (@GeoffreySupran) October 9, 2020
Huge thanks to New York Assembly member @Kimjeanpierre for becoming the 69th Assembly sponsor of the Fossil Fuel #Divestment Act. With oil & gas stocks tanking and #Exxon still lying, it's time to #DivestNY. https://t.co/yo7u8Kto0Z pic.twitter.com/Alj6tlDTuX
— Richard Brooks ☀️ (@RichBrooks350) October 8, 2020
Together with newly elected cross-party MPs, I've written to the trustees of the MPs Pension Fund calling for an end to fossil fuel investments.
We join 360+ MPs in support of #DivestParliament.
Parliament should fund climate solutions, not climate breakdown. pic.twitter.com/6LFdsWgX2y
— Zarah Sultana MP (@zarahsultana) October 7, 2020
Wow wow wow. Cambridge Uni to divest its £3.5b endowment from *all* fossil fuels & reinvest in renewable energy. My alma mater *finally* "puts its money where its brains are", as @billmckibben puts it, yielding to years of tireless student organising. 1/n https://t.co/dOgooHNVZo
— Geoffrey Supran (@GeoffreySupran) October 1, 2020
"These proposals will underpin the University's efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2038."
— Cambridge University (@Cambridge_Uni) October 1, 2020
— The Climate Mayors (@ClimateMayors) September 30, 2020
Excited to hear that @Cambridge_Uni will soon be making 'very important announcements' relating to fossil fuel #divestment. As the #climateemergency worsens, there's no excuse for funding #ClimateCrisis https://t.co/O2qtMFD33Z #StopFundingFossilFuels @xr_cambridge @CambridgeZero
— AccessZap (@AccessZap) September 30, 2020
— Aryt Alasti (@AAlasti) September 27, 2020
Launched in partnership with London & New York City, C40's #DivestInvest Forum connects cities and pension funds to drive investment in healthy & resilient climate solutions, rather than fossil fuels. Learn more: https://t.co/EyHDQ9Tlph
— C40 Cities (@c40cities) September 23, 2020
Today, 12 C40 mayors pledged to deliver an equitable & resilient recovery from #COVID19 by divesting from fossil fuels and investing in #TheFutureWeWant. https://t.co/6jbgfdFVWO pic.twitter.com/gaRZnLth9C
— C40 Cities (@c40cities) September 22, 2020
Breaking: Berlin, Bristol, Cape Town, Durban, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New Orleans, New York, Oslo, Pittsburgh, & Vancouver with assets over $290 billion join together to pledge to #divest from fossil fuels – launching a declaration. #ClimateWeekNYC https://t.co/mqAPRTdD9M
— 350 dot org (@350) September 22, 2020
The clock is literally running out on tackling the climate crisis. https://t.co/yGmE7Doy0h
— Counsel to the Mayor of NYC (@NYCMayorCounsel) September 22, 2020
— Global Justice Now (@GlobalJusticeUK) September 21, 2020
A handy database of financial institutions with fossil fuel exclusion policies. https://t.co/s9GX9rJNAY
— WRI Finance (@WRIFinance) September 18, 2020
BREAKING: Global Climate Groups Issue Guidance To Finance Giants on Aligning with Paris Agreement Goals 👉 https://t.co/sJxfX8jsP1
— Stop the Money Pipeline (@StopMoneyPipe) September 16, 2020
Van Gogh Museum ✔️
Royal Concert Hall ✔️
After 3 years of campaigning Amsterdam's iconic museum square is free from fossil fuel sponsors! 🍾🍾🍾 #FossilFreeMuseumplein
Big kudos @FFcultureNL 🥳
— 350.org Europe (@350Europe) September 16, 2020
— IntentionalEndowment (@IntentEndowment) September 15, 2020
— Richard Brooks ☀️ (@RichBrooks350) September 10, 2020
Powerful speakers today at the #DivestNY media conference, announcing the letter from 1100+ academics and scientists calling for New York State to #divest its state pension fund from fossil fuels. No time to waste.
— Richard Brooks ☀️ (@RichBrooks350) September 10, 2020
Student Joint Statement on Climate Justice | An Open Letter to the Endowment Managers, Trustees, and Administrators of the Atlantic Coast Conference [from affiliates of fifteen institutions] – https://t.co/JGJIgXEDsD #Divestment #Divest
— Aryt Alasti (@AAlasti) September 9, 2020
Great to see @OPTrust recognizing that alongside #engagement '#Divestment is a force of change when it directly and indirectly contributes to raising the cost of capital for divested companies" https://t.co/Q8urRTCfLe #ESG https://t.co/Ol4rfNzw8m
— Shift Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health (@ActionShift) September 4, 2020
ICYMI, earlier this year we released a new toolkit with @C40cities which lays out the key steps cities can take to divest from fossil fuels. Delivering a #DivestInvest commitment does not have to be daunting. Learn more here: https://t.co/5y0Ek0tRlZ pic.twitter.com/gF9BxebmPO
— NYClimate (@NYClimate) September 2, 2020