activism climate change energy

Let’s make fossil fuels history

That’s the rallying cry of the first Global Divestment Day, planned for the 13th and 14th of February. It’s a day of action to call on companies, universities and public bodies to withdraw their investments from fossil fuels.

It’s an initiative from 350.org, who have chosen to focus on fossil fuel companies as one of the main obstacles to climate change action. Divestment is not so much about choking off the investment, but challenging the ‘social license’ of the industry, highlighting the unacceptability of ongoing exploration and extraction of fossil fuels.

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