Move the Money
Out of Fossil Fuels
Fossil Free California is dedicated to convincing public institutions, private institutions, and individuals statewide to divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in the clean energy economy.
Support FFCA's Climate Bill, SB 964!
SB 964, authored by Sen. Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), is a groundbreaking bill that defines "climate-related financial risk" in law, and requires CalPERS and CalSTRS, the two largest public pension funds in the U.S., to take that risk into account when making investment decisions. It also requires the funds to report on climate risk in their portfolios, to the public and the California legislature.
On May 14, a panel of movement leaders asks California to show real climate leadership, ahead of September’s Global Climate Action Summit. Can California become the first major economy to go completely fossil free? Join community and movement leaders to discuss how California can be a global model for how to transition from a major oil-producing…Read more
Activists are putting pressure on San Francisco both to divest its pension funds from fossil fuels, and to create a public bank. On April 11, San Francisco’s SFERS pension fund took a few more steps toward divesting from fossil fuels, as promised after the special meeting of January 24, when more…Read more
On May 7, activists from Fossil Free California and Indivisible Berkeley will join with Raging Grannies, Occupella and Tax the Rich as part of a national Day of Action Against Chase convened by 350 Seattle. The informational event (tabling, singing) begins at 4:30 pm in front of the Oaks Theater at the…Read more
On April 24, the Berkeley City Council proclaimed May 1, 2018 “Break Up With Your Bank Day” as a way to encourage residents to move their money to socially and environmentally responsible banks. As Mayor Jesse Arreguin said in a recent newsletter, “The goal is to spur Berkeley residents to stop…Read more