GLOBAL - Divestment: Investing in Creation
Movements to divest from fossil fuel investments in different parts of the world is gaining momentum. With 70 percent of the carbon driven climate change coming from the use of fossil fuels globally and sustained by 90 corporate and state entities, these carbon majors are responsible for an estimated 65 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions from 1751 to 2013. Drastic reductions are needed and transitions started. As well, there is a need to respond to the human rights abuses occurring in many resource-rich countries in fossil fuel extraction, as well as to the land and water degradation. Read more...