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Fossil fuel divestment
Fossil fuel divestment news and analysis from The Nation
April 8, 2021
Harvard’s Fossil Fuel Investments Aren’t Just Immoral — They’re Illegal, Too
If it’s wrong to destroy our futures, then it’s wrong for our universities to invest in that destruction.
December 22, 2020
You Can Refuse to Work for Fossil Fuel Companies—These Law Students Show How
“We should all disagree with a business model that condemns future generations to disaster and displacement.”
December 16, 2020
How to Defeat the Fossil Fuel Industry
Making it harder to build more pipelines and gas-powered plants will help make the Green New Deal and a livable planet so much more possible.
June 5, 2020
We Cannot Postpone Climate Talks Until 2021
Lawmakers need to wake up: Climate change and the injustices it generates won’t break for Covid-19. So the United Nations Climate Change Conference can’t, either.
March 10, 2020
What Does Work Look Like on a Dying Planet?
Students, promised a bright and successful future after college, are being fast-tracked into corporate careers, usually without a second thought about the value of their work in a climate emergency.
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February 12, 2020
Does the Climate Crisis Spell the End of Big Oil?
Financial markets are rightfully taking climate change seriously, but it’s humanity, not bottom lines, that should be our top concern.
February 12, 2020
Is Your Favorite News Source Shilling for Big Oil?
Some media companies are creating, not just running, misleading climate ads.
January 16, 2020
Want the Youth Vote? Support Fossil Fuel Divestment
For young people, surface-level regulations aren’t enough. They’re demanding a fundamental shift in how we think about markets and morals.
November 25, 2019
Harvard and Yale Students Storm the Field for Fossil Fuel Divestment
This won’t be the last of these disruptive protests against “business as usual” on both campuses.
November 4, 2019
Our World Is Burning, and It Scares Me to Death
Young climate activists like me are overwhelmed by the enormity of the crisis—but we also have hope for the future.