Civic leaders are among those best placed to save the planet
When it comes to reducing fossil fuel use and accelerating the transition towards renewable energy, mayors, governors, councils and city bosses have as much opportunity for real climate leadership as national governments – and more direct influence.
June 5, 2018
Why we are rallying in Boston and [tweet]storming across the USA on Friday
United States Conference of Mayors meet to discuss future of cities at #USCM2018. We want them to know it’s time to go #FossilFree!
January 12, 2018
A Message from Mayor Bill de Blasio
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants you to know that New York’s historic divestment announcement and lawsuit against Big Oil are just the beginning. Change is coming, and it’s possible in your hometown too.
November 22, 2017
Fossil Fuel Industry Sneakily Tries to Fight Back as Divestment Backed by People Power Grows
As more institutions, including the largest sovereign fund in the world, move forward to cut their ties with fossil fuel companies, the anti-climate action campaigns of coal, oil and gas companies become more desperate – a sign of our success.
November 20, 2017
2018 – The Year for Local Action
The COP23 climate talks are over; now the work of real climate leaders begins.
November 10, 2017
#DivestNY to protect our communities and build a Fossil Free world.
#DivestNY is a broad coalition calling on New York’s Comptroller Scott Stringer to divest our pension funds from dirty oil, gas and pipeline companies. The coalition recently mailed 800 handwritten notes to the comptroller.
October 31, 2017
Winds of Change: Five Thousand New Yorkers Rise for Climate Action at #Sandy5 March
Five years after climate change fueled Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, five thousand people rallied in New York, coming together…
October 23, 2017
Remembering Superstorm Sandy and Rising in New York for Our Climate
Almost five years ago, New York City, along with many surrounding towns and states, was devastated by a storm more…
June 26, 2017
Flood warning disrupts New York City pension meeting
Only a few days ago New Yorkers received a flash flood alert on their cell phones through the emergency broadcast…
May 13, 2017
Final action-packed weekend of Global Divestment Mobilisation
For the 9th consecutive day, people all over the world are coming together today to take action and demand fossil…