The Global Movement To Divest From Fossil Fuels Is Unstoppable

Climate impacts are taking us into uncharted territory. Over the past 10 days the pressure to break ties with the fossil fuel industry has never been greater, as thousands of people attended over 260 events in 45 countries on six continents during the Global Divestment Mobilisation (GDM), demanding institutions divest from fossil fuels. At a…

NO TIME TO WASTE – 10 Global Climate Impacts to Divest From

It is official 2016 was the warmest year on record. Climate impacts are taking us into uncharted territory ravaging our planet via floods, forest fires, heatwaves, storms and drought. While our weather is running amok, governmental action remains insufficient to ensure we avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis. But we know who is…

The Truth the Fossil Fuel Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

The future is not looking good for the fossil fuel industry. The rise of renewable energy and climate policy agreements have created a tipping point marking the end of the dominance of hydrocarbons. Despite the claims that our energy mix can’t function without it, everyday there is news of the closing of coal mines, oil…

Why fossil fuel divestment matters now more than ever

It is official – data from the UK Met Office, NASA and NOAA demonstrate beyond doubt that 2016 was the warmest year on record. Climate impacts are taking us into uncharted territory while still impacting the planet’s most vulnerable people. While the Paris Climate Agreement sets important targets, government action remains insufficient to ensure we…

One Earth, One Human Family: climate march in Rome

Thousands marched in Rome today to celebrate the Pope’s recent call for urgent climate action People of faith, civil society groups, and communities impacted by climate change marched together in Rome this Sunday to express gratitude to Pope Francis for the release of his encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, and call for bolder climate…

Report from Bonn: Climate action is in the air ..

This week 350.org was at the climate negotiations held in Bonn. I had the privilege of being on the closing press conference organised by CAN; below is the statement made:  This week — and the past few months — have seen an incredible surge of momentum for climate action around the world. Climate action is in the air. People,…

With great (financial) power, comes great (moral) responsibility

It’s time for the world’s largest national fund to stop profiting from climate destruction It is no longer conceivable to speak about climate change in abstract terms. The reality is stark with news of extreme weather events making the headlines almost daily. Unfortunately these disasters have given contemporary society a cruel feel of what may…