News & Actions
On February 7, I once again approached the glistening CalSTRS headquarters in West Sacramento to make a public comment at CalSTRS’ investment committee meeting. Yet this time, I am more hopeful than ever that it is not a matter of if but when my teacher’s pension fund, CalSTRS, will divest from fossil fuels. I haven’t always felt this optimistic, but as Bob Dylan so aptly sings–the times they are a-changing.Read more
On February 8, hundreds of activists from all over California gathered in Sacramento to join California lawmakers in opposing expanded offshore oil drilling. Submit your written comment to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management before March 9.Read more
ossil Free California participated in the Women’s March 2018 in Northern and Southern California on Saturday, January 20th.
A great variety of people marched with high spirits into Frank Ogawa/Oscar Grant Plaza on Saturday, after leaving the Women’s March Oakland 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.Read more
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 full energy transition. While everyone…Read more
Join No Coal in Oakland on January 10 at a crucial hearing that could put an end to developer Phil Tagami’s lawsuit against the City of Oakland. Rally outside the courtroom at 8:30 am (but come even earlier to make sure you can get a seat inside the courtroom if you want to attend). US Courthouse/Federal Building…Read more
2018 is here, and it’s a bright new divestment year in California. As you consider charitable donations for this new year, we hope you’ll consider a tax-deductible contribution to FFCA. Best of all would be a recurring donation that allows us to budget support for our growing list of 2018 projects: Divestment from fossil fuels…Read more
In a huge win for Divest LA and indigenous, environmental and social justice allies, the City of Los Angeles voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a banking contract that would disqualify Wells Fargo from providing commercial banking services to the City.Read more