Demonstration targets Petmin’s key investors with demands to divest from Tendele coal mine

Demonstration targets Petmin’s key investors with demands to divest from Tendele coal mine

‘Poverty created, ancestors disrespected, water depleted’. Communities resisting mining across South Africa came together in solidarity action on March 8th to reject the expansion of the Tendele coal mine as part of a global climate mobilisation. Published by Save our iMfolozi Wilderness. May 9, 2017 A noisy but peaceful demonstration, part of...

Fossil Fuel Divestment Guide

Fossil Fuel Divestment Guide

Fossil Free UK have created this helpful guide on how to successfully run a divestment campaign. From connecting with other groups, to working with the media to influencing decision makers, the guide provides several areas of assistance....

A Healthy Relationship? Wellcome Trust’s refusal to cut ties with fossil fuel industry is unacceptable

A Healthy Relationship? Wellcome Trust’s refusal to cut ties with fossil fuel industry is unacceptable

Last week the Wellcome Trust, one of the two largest health charities in the world and a prolific investor in the fossil fuel industry, refused to make the ‘grand gesture’ of divesting from fossil fuels. Speaking as the Trust comes under concerted pressure to divest from The Guardian newspaper’s keep...

Divestment, in Solidarity: NAPE Uganda reach out to London’s divestment campaigners

Divestment, in Solidarity: NAPE Uganda reach out to London’s divestment campaigners

Today members of NAPE Uganda reached out from the front lines of resistance to fossil fuel extraction to express their solidarity with divestment campaigners in London. Here we share their powerful letter.   Dear Friends, We, Uganda’s National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), write to you to express our solidarity...

Study: 1/3 Fossil Fuels Must Stay Buried to Avoid Runaway Climate Change

Study: 1/3 Fossil Fuels Must Stay Buried to Avoid Runaway Climate Change

Article featured in the Guardian. Full study featured in Nature. Vast amounts of oil in the Middle East, coal in the US, Australia and China and many other fossil fuel reserves will have to be left in the ground to prevent dangerous climate change, according to the first analysis to...