French villagers launch first community-owned solar field
In a small town in the south of France, people are starting their very own renewable energy revolution.
November 20, 2017
2018 – The Year for Local Action
The COP23 climate talks are over; now the work of real climate leaders begins.
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…
May 4, 2017
The Global Divestment Mobilisation is LIVE
After months of preparation, the Global Divestment Mobilisation launches today. From 5-13 May, thousands of people worldwide are intensifying their…
April 26, 2017
Reporting from the Frontlines: Why We Must Divest
Climate change isn’t a far distant threat. For many people around the world it is a deeply present reality. We…
April 20, 2017
A short history of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign
It’s been less than 5 years since the idea of fossil fuel divestment first took hold. It’s now a rapidly-growing global movement that has transformed the narrative around keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
March 9, 2017
Two UK university divestment wins in two days
Well done to students and Fossil Free campaigners at both the University of Bristol and King’s College London. In both cases it took 3 years of creative, public campaigning, engagement with university staff and escalation to succeed. Now the hard work begins!
January 26, 2017
Irish Parliament supports historic fossil fuel divestment bill
A majority vote was passed in the Irish Parliament on first-of-its-kind fossil fuel divestment legislation. Ireland now has the historic opportunity to become the first country in the world to fully divest its sovereign wealth fund from coal, oil and gas.
January 13, 2017
Louvre Museum comes under pressure over oil and gas sponsorship
Last May, the world-famous Louvre Museum in the heart of Paris had to be closed to rescue thousands of artworks…
October 26, 2016
University of Copenhagen commits to invest fossil free
University of Copenhagen just became the first university in Denmark to go Fossil Free. Its board voted unanimously on Tuesday to not invest in fossil fuel companies and align its investments with the aim of being a world-leading ‘green’ university.