The "divestment movement" is trying to convince investors to move their assets away from fossil fuels to more sustainable, ethical investments. The German city of Münster has gotten on board.
Anglo-Australian company BHP Billiton has reported a return to profit as strong commodity prices helped it bounce back from a large loss last year. The world’s largest miner now wants to sell its US shale oil assets.
Former US vice president Al Gore is optimistic in the fight against climate change, despite Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. Economic and moral arguments are winning, he said in Berlin.
Activists have started an eight-day push to get individuals and institutions to divest from oil, gas and coal corporations. Investing in the fossil fuel industry equals pumping money into climate change, they say.
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