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Climat : ce sont les combustibles fossiles qui appartiennent à notre passé

Dans Libération du 5 mars dernier, le physicien Jacques Treiner nous invite à reconnaître que l’objectif de maintenir le réchauffement global sous la barre des 2°C appartient au passé : « l’humanité est résolument engagée sur la trajectoire du réchauffement de 3°C à 5°C ». Nous devrions donc cesser de nous bercer d’illusions, tout en continuant à « agir (More...)

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L’autre appel de Manille

Fin février, François Hollande se rendait aux Philippines, accompagné de Nicolas Hulot, Mélanie Laurent et Marion Cotillard. Cette dernière y a lu un “appel de Manille” présentant les engagements du chef de l’État sur le front du climat. Des engagements bien décevants, loin de ce qui devrait être entrepris. Voici toutefois une version alternative de (More...)

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Oslo divests from coal – – the first capital city to do so

Just a few short weeks after 1000 people hit the streets of Oslo demanding divestment from fossil fuels on Global Divestment Day, we’re hearing reports that the City of Oslo has responded by divesting from coal. Oslo is divesting US$7 million from its pension fund investments in coal.  This places Oslo as the first capital (More...)

Bigger reserves, bigger companies, bigger need to divest!

In participation with Global Divestment Day, Fossil Free Indexes LLC just released an updated Carbon Underground list for the divestment movement to take forward. It’s now posted on gofossilfree.org/top-200/ This is a list of the top 100 coal companies and the top 100 oil and gas companies by size of reserves converted to CO2 equivalent. (More...)

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Why I #Divest

Ahead of Global Divestment Day we asked people from across the fossil free divestment network which institution they wanted to divest and why. Here’s just a few of the responses.  Share why you divest – Take a photo of yourself holding a divestment message and share it on social media using:  Why I #Divest     (More...)

2015 – the fossil fuel endgame begins

This article was originally published on The Ecologist. 2014 was the hottest year on record. It was also the year, the industry that’s driving the warming came under unprecedented fire. As temperatures rise, so does the climate movement! At the climate talks in Lima in December, politicians were for the first time talking about a (More...)

Kangaroos to defeat climate bomb?

By Nicolas Haeringer French bank Société Générale has announced it’s withdrawing from the Alpha Coal mega-coal mine in Australia. This “climate bomb” – an open mine in the Galilee basin (central Queensland) alone would  “produce 6% of the carbon necessary to take the planet past a 2°C temperature rise,” says Bill McKibben.   If the (More...)

What Plummeting Oil Prices Mean for the Divestment Movement

The headlines last week were all about oil prices. You may have seen articles talking about the geopolitical boondoggle the OPEC countries are in. You may of heard speculation about a sluggish economy or how consumers at the pump are jumping for low-price joy. But what does it mean for the divestment movement that crude (More...)