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.
Norway's trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund is proposing to drop oil and gas companies from its holdings, saying it already has enough exposure to the industry and wants to protect against fluctuating oil prices.
Oil and coal consumption around the world must be reduced if global warming is to be kept to 2 degrees maximum. It's cause for concern — and motivation for change. Is there an end in sight to fossil fuel energy?
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.
Although the Emerald Isle has become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels, agriculture there remains carbon-intensive. As Ireland hosts the IPCC, activists ask: How can the country become greener?
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