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Edinburgh University on track for coal and tar sands divestment decision

Students at the University of Edinburgh have learned from sources inside yesterday’s meeting that the university’s Central Management Group (CMG) received a recommendation for the university to divest from companies involved in the coal and tar sands extraction. The recommendation would require Edinburgh University to divest from most large oil majors like BP, Shell and (More...)

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Divest Digest: MARCH-ing ahead full steam

If February was big in the divestment world, this month the movement didn’t bother catching a breath. Nope — the movement is growing bigger, bolder, and MARCH-ing ahead full steam (ha, see what we did there?). And not only are the ranks growing within the movement, we’re also gaining widespread acknowledgement from some actors you might (More...)

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This is what the fossil fuel industry thinks about you:

A fossil fuel industry PR group just released this cartoon video as an attack on Global Divestment Day: This video was put out by the Environmental Policy Alliance, a front group for Big Oil that pushes out specious and inaccurate opposition research on individuals and organizations who fight climate change. The group is led by Rick Berman, (More...)

Diary of an Activist

For anyone who’s ever felt powerless in the face of climate change: do yourself a favor and watch this lovely & wise autobiographical video by NYU Divest activist Costanza Maio. Really, it’s great: (More...)

Chalmers is first Swedish University to divest

Brilliant news, just in. The first Swedish university has announced it is divesting from coal, oil and gas! Chalmers University of Technology has long been a university showing leadership on sustainability – and now they’re selling assets in fossil fuels worth almost 5 million SEK. The Swedish divestment movement is gaining momentum rapidly and making (More...)

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