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$400 million reasons why New York State pensions are responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline

By Richard Brooks, Iconic Divestment Coordinator at As oil is begins flowing through the completed Dakota Access Pipeline, it’s time to ask more questions about who has blood oil on their hands and who holds responsibility for this violation of Indigenous rights. Obviously it’s the pipeline companies. There are a handful behind the DAPL, lead (More...)

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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! (More...)

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New York Takes A Major Step Forward to #DeFundDAPL and #DivestNY

Days after 30+ organization sent a letter to NYC Mayor DeBlasio supporting divestment from DAPL, and 100+ New Yorkers took action urging divestment from all fossil fuels, the NYC Mayor and Comptroller speak out against funding dirty pipelines with NYC pension investments (More...)

A call to action: Youth rising to reject Trump’s denialism and hate

This post was written by Aru Shiney-Ajay, an 18-year-old first year at Swarthmore College. Aru has been organizing with the campus divestment campaign Swarthmore Mountain Justice for her first semester at school. Just over year has passed since the Paris Accords, the year that has been the hottest on record. But it has also been a (More...)