Browsing the "FOSSIL FUELS" Tag

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New Year’s Resolution: Personal Divestment of Savings and Investments

This year, my New Year’s resolution is to divest my savings and investments from fossil fuels. Will you join me? Do the math: Climate change is a problem and it is still unclear whether we will adequately mitigate changes to prevent significant human suffering. Last summer, Bill McKibben, environmental activist and founder of 350.org, wrote a piece for Rolling Stone called “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math” that became one of Rolling Stone’s most read pieces in their online history.

January 1st

100 More Colleges Join the Fossil Fuel Free Campaign

College students are notorious for their anti-war sensibilities. But that hasn’t stopped several institutions of higher learning from declaring war on fossil fuels. The Fossil Free campaign was started by 350.org, a group dedicated to spreading awareness of climate change in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and support the growth of clean […]

December 4th