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.
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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 […]
Why big oil hates solar energy so much (via Red Green & Blue) It’s not just that solar energy is a competitor to big oil, coal, and gas – it’s that solar cuts into big oil’s biggest profit center. In arguing against solar, they’re always happy to tell you, “The sun doesn’t shine at […]