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Rex Tillerson is an ExxonMobil oilman. For years, he has questioned the reality of climate change. Now, as Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, he refuses to admit his complicity in the corporation’s disinformation campaign. Call your senators today to stop his confirmation.Read More
350Seattle and NorthwestDivest.org are reviving a city pension divestment campaign aimed at the Seattle City Employees Retirement System (SCERS).
Stating that “more than ever we need people of conscience to put their money where their values are” the group asserts that a “green leader” like the City of Seattle should not continue to invest in fossil fuels.Read More
Exxon must release documents related to its knowledge of climate change, representing progress for the state as well as for the national ExxonKnew campaign. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey (photo) says the court order “affirms our longstanding authority to investigate fraud.”Read More
The global divestment movement is now $5.2 trillion strong in pledged assets, with 688 institutions and 58,399 individuals in 76 countries committed to divest from fossil fuel companies. The value of assets under management by those pledged to divest has doubled in the last 15 months. As the recent report from Arabella Advisors notes, “pension…Read More
Fossil Free California is raising funds to help everyone understand where California’s huge pension funds are investing our money. On December 19 the CalPERS Board voted, at last, to divest their last $557 million in tobacco stocks. Public health advocates – and CalPERS board members – learned only recently that when the huge fund “divested”…Read More
Thanks to the many Fossil Free California supporters who joined CalPERS’ tobacco debate (along with a host of public health and anti-smoking organizations), the Board voted on Monday divest from the $557 million in tobacco stocks we all THOUGHT they had dumped in the early 2000s, when they first decided to divest. This was the outcome…Read More