Across the nation and internationally, people are organizing to call out pension funds for their harmful investments in the fossil fuel industry — an industry which is not only destroying our planet, but is also increasingly shown to be a bad financial investment. This past week 350 Colorado and the Fossil Free PERA campaign teamed up with allies in Canada to call out harmful fossil fuel investments made by both Colorado and Canadian pension funds that are directly and adversely impacting Colorado communities.
Written by Marie VennerIt is still possible – just barely – to get on the 1.5 C path! Saul Griffith and colleagues made the calculations recently, and even Sierra Club and NRDC research this last week talks about how essential it is to close coal and get to 89-90% clean electricity by 2030.
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Billionaires profit during the pandemic – at our (and the planet’s) expense
Billionaires have increased their net worth by $637 billion (and climbing) — while the rest of the country struggles to survive during the compound crises of COVID-10, climate change, racial injustice, and surging unemployment.