It’s been less than 5 years since the idea of fossil fuel divestment first took hold.  It’s now a rapidly-growing global movement that has transformed the narrative around keeping fossil fuels in the ground and persuaded over 700 mainstream institutions and thousands of individuals worth over $5 trillion to break their ties with the fossil fuel industry.

With the movement now taking root on all 6 continents and an upcoming Global Divestment Mobilisation in May,  this interactive timeline looks back at some of the key milestones achieved by the Fossil Free campaign since its launch.