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From May 5 – 13, 2017 — People all over the world took action to divest their institutions from fossil fuels. And we're just getting started. Join us.

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What a week(end)!

The Global Divestment Mobilisation ended with an unexpected turn of events. A story of solidarity and strength in acting together.

That’s a wrap!

Thousands of people participated in over 280 events in 45 countries to put pressure on institutions to break their financial

It’s over, but it’s a whole new beginning!

Over the last 10 days the Global Divestment Mobilisation saw thousands of us all across the world take powerful action to help stop the climate crisis. Take a minute to watch this beautiful video and feel the people power we have on our side.

Göttingen withdraws funds from coal, oil and gas companies

The German city of Göttingen is the latest to commit to fossil fuel divestment as part of the Global Divestment Mobilisation wave of action this May.

Final action-packed weekend of Global Divestment Mobilisation

For the 9th consecutive day, people all over the world are coming together today to take action and demand fossil

Bremen, Germany, commits to divest

At a meeting today, Bremen’s city council confirmed that it has decided to exclude direct investments in climate-damaging coal, oil

Students enter Classroom 2030 in Ho Chi Minh City

Over 350 people, including university students, lecturers, journalists and renewable energy company staff attended a Global Divestment Mobilization Vietnam event

Indigenous, fisherman and climate activists disrupt oil and gas auction in Rio, Brazil

Yesterday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s National Agency for Oil and Gas held an auction to sell off 9 blocks

Flock of starlings swirls around Louvre museum

On 11th May, the group ‘Libérons le Louvre’ held an artivism performance to urge the iconic Louvre museum in Paris

Highlights from the past week of Fossil Free actions around Europe

Over 60 fossil free actions have already taken place around Europe and we can’t wait for what’s to come! Here are some highglights.

What is divesting from fossil fuels?

Divestment is simply breaking your ties with an immoral industry — publicly committing to end any investments, sponsorship deals and partnerships.

The business plan of the fossil fuel industry is not compatible with a safe climate. We need to keep fossil fuels in the ground to avert a climate crisis.

So we're calling on institutions everywhere to take a stand and divest from fossil fuels. Every act of divestment helps to weaken the fossil fuel industry’s political and economic stranglehold over society and opens up more space for climate solutions to flourish.

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