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Fossil fuel divestment campaigns scored some big wins in California in September.
Oregon has been especially successful in its municipal divestment campaigns, with Multnomah County, Ashland and our own city of Eugene having divested.
In the case of the US-based Sudan divestment campaign, Patey (2009, 552) notes that "the campaign was ill-conceived to influence its primarily Asian targets.
AP) -- A community college district in Northern California has promised to sell its stock in fossil fuel companies, joining a small but growing divestment campaign organized by students around the country.
A post-apartheid Pretoria that joins in boycotting Jerusalem is one of the more powerful victories for the boycott and divestment campaign.
Even so, Mackenzie said the divestment campaign has had little to no effect to date, and the sell-off in coal stocks has been driven by fundamentals.
The tour sought to spell out the math of climate change--current rates of fossil fuel usage will push temperature increases past the safe limit determined by scientists--but also to plant the seeds of a grassroots divestment campaign.
The divestment campaign flows from an excellent article McKibben wrote which makes the stark point that we cannot burn all the fossil fuel currently in the ground without crossing the line into truly dangerous, potentially self-fueling climate change.
The New York demonstration is a part of national divestment campaign initiated by Jewish Voice for Peace which saw similar actions in twenty cities nationwide marking the day of TIAA-CREF's annual shareholder meeting, held this year in Charlotte, NC.
With tactics including the boycott of Israeli settlement products and an international divestment campaign, it has captured the imagination of local groups, international activists and Israeli peace supporters.
A divestment campaign from companies that have financial dealings with Sudan has been launched in different parts of the world particularly in the US.
The divestment campaign is designed by its backers to bankrupt Sudan and bring it to its knees, at the same time depriving China, which the neocons perceive as yet another enemy of the U.
The nationwide divestment campaign was one of the main messages delivered at AIPAC's annual convention in Washington, which also called for tightening sanctions against Iran at the UN.