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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          


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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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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