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Divestment is escalating

Check out our new escalation guide for tips and inspiring stories to help you ramp up the pressure in time for the global divestment mobilisation 5 – 13th May

Faith and the Global Divestment Mobilisation

The faith community has played a leading role in the divestment movement, with hundreds of faith institutions around the world divesting and lending a strong moral voice to the case against the fossil fuel industry. For the Global Divestment Mobilisation, faith groups around the country – and the world – will be taking part and adding their voice.

Stop funding Sweden’s water crisis

There are droughts and water crisis happening on all continents. Today, on World Water Day, we look at the way climate change threatens the watter supply in Sweden, where access to safe water is taken for granted.

Global Divestment Mobilisation – what’s happening in the UK?

On 5th -13th May 2017, thousands of people around the world will be taking part in a Global Divestment Mobilisation – to highlight the devastating impacts of our institutions investments in fossil fuels and demand they do the right thing: divest!

Coal, Oil and Gas investments to be phased out, UCT convocation votes

On Tuesday 28 February, the Convocation of the University of Cape Town overwhelmingly passed a non-binding motion for the university to rid itself of all investments in fossil fuels within five years. Should the university council agree to this motion, it would make UCT the first African University to formally commit to divesting from fossil fuels.

In 2017, the fossil fuel industry is going down — with a fight.

If you’ve been reading the news lately, you have probably noticed a trend: all across the planet, a wave of right wing politicians with authoritarian tendencies have been rising to power — often using fear and hate to fuel the movements behind them.

Great actions already planned for May

Just over two months to go until May and lots of new events popping up on the map. Let’s take a look at some of them for inspiration on how to highlight the urgency of divesting from fossil-fuelled climate impacts.

#ShellKnew. After decades of deception, it’s time to divest.

Yesterday evidence emerged that oil giant Shell has known about dangerous climate change, caused by the burning of its fossil fuels, for over 30 years.

We’ve been betrayed, lied to, and sabotaged by the fossil fuel industry for decades. That time is over — it’s time to divest. Join the Global Divestment Mobilisation in May!

3 online workshops announced

Global Divestment Mobilisation is 2 months away. Sign up for a series of online workshops and resources to support you in planning and taking action for divestment wherever you are 5-13th May.


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