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Fossil-Fuel Free Investing: A Response to the Counter Arguments

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March 11, 2013

Since Bill McKibben first issued his call to divest from fossil fuel stocks in “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math” last August,  there has been quite a reaction in the press and among investors. It is impossible for me to know what has actually happened in terms of divestment, but enough…  

Categories: climate change, divest fossil fuels, fossil fuel-free investing, fossil fuels, fossil-free investing, global warming, greenhouse gas emissions

New Paper Released: Managing Investment Portfolios without Fossil Fuel Stocks

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January 18, 2013

This week Portfolio 21 Investments released a new paper entitled Managing Investment Portfolios without Fossil Fuel Stocks…. The paper details the unique investment risks of the coal, oil, and gas sector, as well as how our firm manages portfolio diversification without fossil fuel exploration and production stocks. Our investment  

Categories: climate change, divest fossil fuels, energy, environmental investing, fossil fuel-free investing, fossil fuels, fossil-free investing, global warming, green investing, socially responsible investing, sustainable investing

190 Countries Meet on Climate Change

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December 20, 2012

Last week, delegates from 190 countries attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Doha, Qatar.  In 1992, the first UNFCCC conference was held in Rio de Janeiro and was known as the Earth Summit.  Each year the conference seeks to identify agreements among world governments to…  

Categories: climate change, environmental justice, externalized costs, global warming, greenhouse gas emissions

The Growing Movement to Divest from Fossil Fuels

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December 4, 2012

A movement is building to push for change in the global energy conversation through divestment from fossil fuel companies.  This may seem to be a bold and radical mission, but author-activist Bill McKibben, whose 350.org is at the heart of the message, believes this is a campaign whose time has…  

Categories: climate change, divest fossil fuels, energy, environmental investing, fossil fuel-free investing, fossil fuels, fossil-free investing, global warming, green investing, socially responsible investing, sustainable investing

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