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SFERS Finally Takes Up Fossil Fuel Divestment

By Sandy Emerson | January 17, 2018

After a number of delays, and following well behind the wake of New York City’s recent divestment announcement, the San Francisco Employees Retirement System (SFERS) will take up the question of fossil fuel divestment on January 24. As the posted notice says: “The Retirement Board will conduct a special meeting to hear the fossil fuel divestment…

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Divest and Sue: New York City Delivers Double Punch to Fossil Fuels

By Sandy Emerson | 01/14/2018

Divest and sue: the wave of the future. The term “divest” — to remove money from fossil fuel producers and banks that finance fossil fuel projects — is often paired with its opposite, “invest”. New York City has now brought “sue” as a new partner to the divestment dance floor.

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SB 100 Twitter Storm Reaches Millions

By Janet Cox | 01/09/2018

Hundreds of environmental justice and climate activists reached millions of Twitter users during a three-hour Twitter storm on January 8.

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How Feasible is 100% Renewable Energy?

By Emily Laskin | 01/03/2018

A question of political will The end of the year saw a few new studies on the costs of moving the world to 100% renewable energy. They’ve been generating some buzz in the green energy internet about how long it will take, and how much it will cost, to accomplish a…

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