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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.

McKibben, Bill (3/27/2021). The University of Michigan divesting from fossil fuels shows that change is here, The Guardian.

IEEFA (3/22/2021). Major investment advisors BlackRock and Meketa provide a fiduciary path through the energy transition.

Wittenberg, Alex (1/25/2021). Three NYC Pension Funds to Divest $4 Billion From Fossil FuelsBloomberg Green.

(1/22/2021). University Announcement on Fossil Fuel InvestmentsColumbia News.

Michael Shear and Coral Davenport (1/18/2021). Biden to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline in Inauguration Day Executive OrderNew York Times.

Squire, Kenneth (1/16/2021). A new activist takes on Exxon to reverse the oil giant’s underperformanceCNBC.


Waite, Marilyn (1/4/2021). Passive investing presents a challenge for decarbonisation. Here are six projects we’re backing to help change thingsResponsible Investor.

Richard Lachmann, Michael Schwartz, and Kevin A. Young (12/27/2020). Are we finally at a tipping point in the defeat of fossil fuels?Salon.

Jones, Rupert (12/18/2020). How to save the planet? Richard Curtis says it involves pensions, actuallyThe Guardian.

Egan, Matt (12/18/2020). A $5 billion foundation literally founded on oil money is saying goodbye to fossil fuelsCNN Business.

Kollewe, Julia (12/17/2020). Lloyd's market to quit fossil fuel insurance by 2030. The Guardian.

Rust, Susanna (12/16/2020). Church of England investors ban nine, keep 12 after climate engagement. Investments & Pensions Europe IPE.

McKibben, Bill (12/9/2020). New York State Sends a Blunt Message to Big OilNew York Times.

Barnard, Anne (12/9/2020). New York’s $226 Billion Pension Fund Is Dropping Fossil Fuel StocksNew York Times.

Tom Bergin and Ron Bousso (12/9/2020). How oil majors shift billions in profits to island tax havensReuters.

Roston, Eric (12/8/2020). Lawyers and Publicists Need Their Own Emissions Category—Call It ‘Scope X’Bloomberg.

Anjli Raval and Leslie Hoo (12/8/2020). Shell executives quit amid discord over green pushFinancial Post.

Juliet Chung and Dawn Lim (10/9/2020). How Brown University’s Endowment Quietly Became Tops in Ivy LeagueWall Street Journal.

Grandoni, Dino (9/14/2020). States and cities scramble to sue oil companies over climate changeWashington Post.

Sullivan, Laura (9/11/2020). How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be RecycledNPR.

(8/4/2020).  Letter from economists: to rebuild our world, we must end the carbon economyThe Guardian.

Nichols, Ashton (7/31/2020). ‘We’ve never seen a decline of this magnitude’: Oil giant Exxon reports $1 billion-plus quarterly lossDallas Morning News.

Tom Sims and Simon Jessop (7/27/2020). Deutsche Bank tightens fossil fuel lending policiesReuters.

Colman, Zack (7/20/2020). Morgan Stanley commits to tallying its climate impactPolitico.

Wagner, Gernot (7/20/2020). For Effective Climate Change Activism, Focus on SupplyBloomberg Green.

(7/2020). Additional Warnings Against Investing in Oil & GasCIEL.

Kayah George and Anna Harrison (7/15/2020). Banks That Fund the Fossil Fuel Industry Don’t Deserve Your BusinessTeen Vogue.

Alexandria Herr and Zoya Tierstein (6/29/2020). Two new climate lawsuits give Big Oil the tobacco treatmentGrist.

Clare Roth and Ellen Gilmer (6/24/2020). Exxon, Koch hid climate change impact for decades, Minn. suit saysBloomberg.

Grandoni, Dino (5/28/2020). ExxonMobil declines to set long-term climate goal, bucking oil industry trendWashington Post.

Mufson, Steven (5/9/2020). Rockefeller heirs to Big Oil find dumping fossil fuels improved bottom lineWashington Post.

Ambrose, Jillian (4/30/2020). Shell cuts dividend for first time since 1945 amid oil price collapseThe Guardian.

Coren, Michael (4/22/2020). Insurgent board candidates are pushing Yale and Harvard to divest from fossil fuelsQuartz.

Kayanja, Matthew (4/20/2020). Oxford University passes motion banning investment in all fossil

Tim Dickinson (3/3/202) How Big Oil and Big Soda kept a global environmental calamity a secret for decades, Rolling Stone

Clifford, Tyler (3/9/2020). Investors should sell stocks on any rumoured Opec dealCNBC.

Sanzillo, Tom (1/30/2020). BlackRock to investors: sustainable portfolios provide stronger risk-adjusted returns. IEEFA.

Holden, Emily (1/8/2020). How the oil industry has spent billions to control the climate change conversationThe Guardian.

Harrabin, Roger (12/30/2019). Bank of England chief Mark Carney issues climate change warningBBC.

Ambrose, Jillian (11/27/2019). King coal no more as insurer Axa vows to divest from fossil fuelThe Guardian.

Fiona Harvey, Damian Carrington, Jonathan Watts, and Patrick Greenfield (10/14/2019). How do we rein in the fossil fuel industry?The Guardian.

McKibben, Bill (9/17/2019). Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming BurnsNew Yorker.

Jagdeep Singh Bachher and Richard Sherman (9/16/2019). UC investments are going fossil free. But not exactly for the reasons you may thinkLos Angeles Times.

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 UselessTeen Vogue.

(4/17/2019). The financial sector must be at the heart of tackling climate changeThe Guardian.

Kormann, Carolyn (9/14/2018). The Divestment Movement to Combat Climate Change Is All Grown UpNew Yorker.

McKibben, Bill (12/16/2018). At last, divestment is hitting the fossil fuel industry where it hurtsThe Guardian.

Osaka, Shannon (8/2/2018). The New York Times and the super-wicked problem of climate changeGrist.

Wade, Terry (3/23/2016). Rockefeller Family Fund hits Exxon, divests from fossil fuelsReuters.

Leehi Yona and Alex Lenferna (5/15/2016). The Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement within UniversitiesE-International Relations.

Carney, Mark (9/29/2015). Breaking the tragedy of the horizon - climate change and financial stabilityBIS.

(7/8/2015). Former Exxon Employee Says Company Considered Climate Risks as Early as 1981Union of Concerned Scientists.

McKibben, Bill (7/19/2012). Global Warming’s Terrifying New MathRolling Stone.


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