Another divestment success as the Berlin Doctor's Pension Fund has committed to partially divest from coal companies, and doctors continue to push for full divestment from all coal, oil and gas companies.
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Following less than a year of campaigning students in Liège have convinced the University of Liège (ULg) to divest all direct holdings from fossil fuels and freeze any new investments in fossil fuels.
Last May, the world-famous Louvre Museum in the heart of Paris had to be closed to rescue thousands of artworks...
We urge the Louvre Museum to cease all partnerships with Total. Please add your voice to the campaign.
350.org France launches a new campaign to end Le Louvre’s partnership with Total -- a partnership which they argue legitimises climate destruction and threatens future generations.
In January 2016 the Future in Our Hands Oslo Student Team started the campaign to get the University of Oslo to divest. After less than 12 months they had achieved their goal. Student campaigner, Hanna Høiland explains how they got there and what they're planning next:
More and more cities in North-Rhine Westfalia, Germany divest from Europe's biggest emitter - the coal company RWE. The pressure on the city council in Essen is growing as the local Fossil Free group continues their campaign. However, Essen's policy makers are too entangled with RWE interests. It's not a surprise that Essen is the headquarter of RWE and has a long history with cooperating with the company.
Before the year ends, we're asking for your feedback for planning 2017 events and mobilisations.
On the anniversary of D12 - the day 10,000s people drew red lines for the climate in the streets of Paris - it's been revealed the divestment movement has surpassed $5trillion in assets divested and doubled the size of the movement in the last 12 months.
Letter from Nobel Prize winners and scientists of the Nobel-winning IPCC urging the Nobel Foundation to divest from fossil fuels