What You Need to Know About Fossil Fuel Divestment

Global Citizen, 7th February 2020

In recent years, the movement to divest from fossil fuels has grown from picket signs and petitions to a multi-trillion dollar crusade involving more than 350 institutions worldwide. 

Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, the Episcopal Church, and the British Medical Association are some of the biggest organizations that have divested from fossil fuels, and leading investment firms such as Blackrock have begun to withdraw funds from companies that exacerbate the effects of climate change, too.