• Ireland will be the first country to divest from fossil fuels

    8 days ago - By Fast Company

    In the next five years, it will pull $400 million out of carbon-producing companies.
    In the last few years, dozens of universities and churches have divested from fossil fuels. The Rockefellers Brothers Fund and the pension fund for public employees in California divested. New York City, Oslo, and other cities divested. Norway's massive sovereign wealth fund sold off investments in some coal companies and is considering doing the same for oil and gas companies. Now the first country will join the list of nearly 900 institutions that are divesting: Ireland will pull its money out of fossil...
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