Tag: Advocacy

Divest

Divest is a word meaning the opposite of invest, specifically about areas which are questionable from a climate perspective. To divest from something is not just to stop investing but to cancel the investment, as in taking back one’s money. The idea of divestment in the¬†climate change context is to move money from fossil fuels …

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Fossil Free

Fossil Free is a campaign by US American organization 350.org asking institutions and companies to stop investing in fossil fuels. The campaign is run by various national and local groups, such as Fossil Free Sweden and Fossil Free Berlin. The asks of the campaign are: Immediately freeze any new investment in fossil fuel companies Divest …

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