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Fossil fuel divestment

removal of investment in companies involved in extracting fossil fuels to reduce climate change
Keep it in the ground.
System change not climate change.

Fossil fuel divestment is the removal of investments from companies involved in extracting fossil fuels, in an attempt to reduce global warming by tackling its main cause.

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  • I think this is part of a process of delegitimising this sector and saying these are odious profits, this is not a legitimate business model.
  • This Agreement [...] aims to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change, [...] including by [...] Holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 °C and [...] Making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development.
  • It is clear the transition to a clean energy future is inevitable, beneficial and well underway, and that investors have a key role to play.
  • We need to rapidly shift away from our dependence on fossil fuels. [...] Nothing less than our future and the fate of humankind depends on how we rise to the climate challenge.

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