divestment

7.17.19

California Colleges Are on the Verge of Ditching Fossil Fuel Investments

The state's flagship public university system would be one of the largest dominoes to fall in a desperate campaign for the planet's future.

5.17.17

New Report Calls Out Dire State of World’s Children

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.

5.11.17

What Is Divestment and Why Should I Care About It?

VICE Impact answers 12 questions about this week's Global Divestment Mobilization.

2.21.17

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Has Come to Canadian Universities

Université Laval in Quebec is the first to say no to fossil fuel investments.

12.12.16

Fossil Fuel Divestment Has Doubled in the Last 15 Months

Assets and individuals worth $5.2 trillion have pledged to pull their investments out of fossil fuel companies.

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3.30.16

Canada's Largest University Prepares for Backlash After Refusing to Drop Fossil Fuel Investments

As Canada's biggest university adds itself to the growing list of institutions rejecting the idea of divesting from fossil fuel companies, students leading divestments campaigns on campuses across are vowing to adopt stronger measures.

11.11.15

Israeli Wine From the Occupied Territories Is Now Settlement Wine in the EU

New EU rules mean that all farm and cosmetic products made by Israeli businesses in the occupied territories — including the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights — must now be marked with the word "settlement," or its equivalent.

10.12.15

The World Bank Warns that the 'Carbon Bubble' Could Tank the Global Economy

The next fossil fuel disaster may be economic rather than environmental.

9.22.15

A Total of $2.6 Trillion Is Now Being Divested from Fossil Fuels

Oh, and Leonardo DiCaprio is dumping fossil fuels, too.

7.10.15

Shell Executive Says the Company Might Drop the Word 'Oil' From Its Name

Environmentalists say the possible move is a ruse aimed at disguising the company's impacts on the environment and contribution to climate change.

6.5.15

What Does Norway's Divestment from Coal Mean for the Climate Change Movement?

Activists, including Bill McKibben, were praising the country's parliament for voting to pull out of investments in companies that dealt heavily in coal.

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