There are some real issues behind the international campaign to divest from fossil fuels. Not only is the product that they deal in creating what is called the greatest intergenerational crime in history, but the vast sums of money that they make in selling their products and services are then devoted to the corruption of the political system that would otherwise seek to promote the well-being of citizens.
That is the motivation for the divestment campaign. Just as divestment is said to have brought down the racist apartheid system in South Africa, it can also be used to shine light on the highly immoral activities in which the fossil fuel companies are engaged.
Please read some of the real issues in the submenu items of this page, and then read some of the “The Non-Issues“, which those who seek to maintain the status quo offer as objections.