Articles

Below you will find links to articles that you will find valuable for both educating yourself and others about the urgency of climate change and about the case for divestment from fossil fuel securities. We would especially appreciate if you send us additional articles, books, and videos that you may have but that are not listed in our library. Please send your suggestions to contact@divestUH.org.

    1. Damian Carrington, “10 myths about fossil fuel divestment put to the sword,” The Guardian, March 9, 2015
    2. Emily Atkin, “California Is Now Experiencing Its Most Severe Drought Ever Recorded,” ThinkProgress, August 1, 2014.
    3. Cap Action War Room, “The Anti-Science Climate Denier Caucus,” ThinkProgress, June 11, 2014.
    4. CBC News, “IMF head says world must come to grips with climate change costs,” CBC News, June 10, 2014.
    5. Diane Cardwell, “Foundations Band Together to Get Rid of Fossil-Fuel Investments,” New York Times, January 29, 2014.
    6. Daniel J. Curran, “Catholic University’s Divestment Decision A Call to Action on Climate and Human Rights,” HuffingtonPost, July 1, 2014.
    7. Randy Diamond, “Investors’ paths diverge on fossil fuels,” Pensions & Investments, July 7, 2014.
    8. Elizabeth Douglass, “Wall Street Demands Answers From Fossil Fuel Producers on ‘Unburnable’ Carbon,” Inside Climate News, October 24, 2013.
    9. Maria Gallucci, “Biden Speech Highlights Paradox of ‘All-Of-The-Above’ Energy Strategy In Celebrating Oil & Gas, Calling For Cleaner Energy,” International Business Times, June 11, 2014.
    10. Al Gore, “The Turning Point: New Hope for the Climate,” RollingStone, June 18, 2014.
    11. Daniel P. Gould, “Why We Said Goodbye to Fossil-Fuel Investments,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 28, 2014.
    12. Mat Hope, “What the fossil fuel industry thinks of the ‘carbon bubble’,” Carbon Brief, July 9, 2014.
    13. Paul Krugman, “Invest, Divest and Prosper,” New York Times, June 27, 2013.
    14. Mark Hertsgaard, “Giving Up Fossil Fuels to Save the Climate: The $28 Trillion Writedown,” Bloomberg, June 26, 2014.
    15. Madison Marriage, “US pension funds keep fossil fuels burning,” Financial Times, July 6, 2014.
    16. Serene Jones, “Union Becomes the World’s First Seminary to Divest from Fossil Fuels,” Time, June 10, 2014.
    17. Bevis Longstreth, “The Financial Case for Divestment of Fossil Fuel Companies by Endowment Fiduciaries,” HuffingtonPost, November 2, 2013.
    18. Bill McKibben, “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math,” RollingStone, July 19, 2012
    19. Henry M. Paulson Jr., “The Coming Climate Crash: Lessons for Climate Change in the 2008 Recession,” New York Times, June 21, 2014.
    20. Room for Debate, “Is Divestment an Effective Means of Protest?New York Times, January 27, 2013.
    21. Robert E. Rubin, “Robert Rubin: How ignoring climate change could sink the U.S. economy,” Washington Post, July 24, 2014.
    22. Mike Scott, “Climate change is a business problem,” Financial Times, May 25, 2014
    23. Desmond Tutu, “We need an apartheid-style boycott to save the planet,” The Guardian, April 10, 2014.
    24. Adam Vaughan, “World Council of Churches pulls fossil fuel investments,” The Guardian, July 11, 2014.
    25. Michael Wines, “Stanford to Purge $18 Billion Endowment of Coal Stock,” New York Times, May 6, 2014.