Divestment is a tactic – climate justice is the goal.
Fossil fuel divestment is a practical, effective, and worthwhile tactic for tackling climate change. But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what leading experts and thinkers have to say about the threat of global climate change and the ethical and economic imperative of divestment.
NASA’s Global Climate Change Portal
A comprehensive look at the causes, effects, and solutions of the climate crisis from one of the world’s leading authorities in climate science and Earth studies.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The website of the leading international body for the assessment of climate change, established by the UN. Here you’ll find links to the organization’s comprehensive Assessment Reports that summarize the latest scientific consensus on climate change.
The Financial Case for Divestment of Fossil Fuel Companies
In this article in the Huffington Post, former commissioner of the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission Bevis Longstreth discusses the financial prudence of fossil fuel divestment.
Building a Carbon-Free Equity Portfolio
A report from the Aperio group analyzing the potential risks and costs of divesting from broad market indices. The Aperio Group is an investment management firm specializing in customized indexing to meet client’s values and needs.
The Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment
Author and 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben’s 2013 piece in Rolling Stone about the student divestment movement.
Harvard Faculty for Divestment
An open letter to Harvard President Drew Faust signed by 164 Harvard faculty.