Key Articles about Divestment
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment FINANCE FOR ZERO: Redefining Financial-Sector Action to Achieve Global Climate Goals
Divest Harvard 2022 Whose University? The Case for Reinvestment at Harvard
Bill McKibben 5/22/2022 Could Google’s Carbon Emissions Have Effectively Doubled Overnight?
Rachel Carson Council 3/22 Money Talks: Strategy, Success, and Action on Divesting and Reinvesting Funds for Fossil Fuels
Emma Pattee 10/12/2021 FORGET YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT. LET'S TALK ABOUT YOUR CLIMATE SHADOW. Mic
Lukoye Atwoli et al 9/4/2021 Call for emergency action to limit global temperature increases, restore biodiversity, and protect health The Lancet
Franta, Ben & Hudson, Marc 8/31/2021 Interview with Ben Franta, author of “Weaponizing Economics: Big Oil & Climate Policy” Environmental Politics
Zegart, Dan 8/26/2021 The Gassing Of Satartia HuffPost/Climate Investigations Center
Carter, Lawrence 6/30/2021 Inside Exxon’s playbook: How America’s biggest oil company continues to oppose action on climate change Unearthed
Plumer, Brad (5/18/2021) Nations Must Drop Fossil Fuels, Fast, World Energy Body Warns, New York Times
Rainforest Action Network (2021). Banking on Climate Crisis - Fossil Fuel Finance Report 2021.
McKibben, Bill (4/3/2021). The Powerful New Financial Argument for Fossil-Fuel Divestment, New Yorker.
Wittenberg, Alex (1/25/2021). Three NYC Pension Funds to Divest $4 Billion From Fossil Fuels. Bloomberg Green.
Egan, Matt (12/18/2020). A $5 billion foundation literally founded on oil money is saying goodbye to fossil fuels. CNN Business.
Grandoni, Dino (9/14/2020). States and cities scramble to sue oil companies over climate change. Washington Post.
(8/4/2020). Letter from economists: to rebuild our world, we must end the carbon economy. The Guardian.
Tim Dickinson (3/3/202) How Big Oil and Big Soda kept a global environmental calamity a secret for decades, Rolling Stone
Holden, Emily (1/8/2020). How the oil industry has spent billions to control the climate change conversation. The Guardian.
McKibben, Bill (9/17/2019). Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns. New Yorker.
Margolin, Jamie (6/21/2019). For My Future College, Fossil Fuel Divestment Is a Must-Have So the Climate Crisis Doesn't Make My Education Useless. Teen Vogue
Carney, Mark (9/29/2015). Breaking the tragedy of the horizon - climate change and financial stability. BIS.
(7/8/2015). Former Exxon Employee Says Company Considered Climate Risks as Early as 1981. Union of Concerned Scientists.
McKibben, Bill (7/19/2012). Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math. Rolling Stone.