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Fossil fuel divestment
Fossil fuel divestment news and analysis from The Nation
April 26, 2017
The Policy Weapon Climate Activists Need
Government can save the climate from burning the same way it saved the economy from depression: Buy out the companies behind the crisis.
Thomas M. Hanna
December 14, 2016
Normalizing Denial: Trump, Tillerson, and Climate Reality
A political culture that can accommodate Exxon’s climate denial is a political culture ripe for Trump.
October 18, 2016
What Hillary Clinton Has to Offer Ken Bone
She has a real plan for coal country. Donald Trump has incoherent promises.
September 26, 2016
When Schools Say No to Divestment
How do students find the power, passion, and courage to continue the climate fight after that emphatic “no”?
May 12, 2016
Are Universities Actively Thwarting Efforts to Combat Climate Change?
Just as the world is starting to come to its senses about climate change, universities are strangely obstructing progress.
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May 4, 2016
Other Universities Are Divesting From Fossil Fuels—but Harvard Is Doubling Down on Them
It’s time for Harvard to kick the carbon lobby out of the Kennedy School. But don’t hold your breath.
January 28, 2016
Start Making Sense: Frank Rich on How the GOP Is Learning to Live With Donald Trump
Plus Bill McKibben on climate change, and Anna Deavere Smith on Baltimore.
Start Making Sense
November 16, 2015
WANTED: Political Power for Climate Justice
Movement leaders identify their goals as political, but they don’t see the movement as having the political power to achieve those goals.
August 26, 2015
Three Weeks After Obama Announced His Clean-Power Plan, He Greenlit New Oil Drilling in the Arctic
What’s driving the president’s bafflingly two-faced climate policy?
August 5, 2015
Could Obama’s Clean Energy Plan Be Good For Coal Country?
Coalitions between labor and environmentalists are pointing the way to a future beyond coal for Appalachia.