Steve June 21, 2022
‘moral-failure’:-california-dem-pulls-plug-on-fossil-fuel-divestment-legislation

“This defeat is just a temporary setback,” said one campaigner. “We will organize to come back stronger to make our demand for fossil fuel divestment heard because fossil fuel companies are driving us toward unimaginable disaster.”, Climate, environmental, and social justice advocates on Tuesday condemned the decision by a Democratic California lawmaker to kill proposed legislation that would require two of the state’s leading pension funds to divest from the fossil fuel industry. “Teachers and state employees whose retirement futures are invested by our state’s pension funds have long demanded that CalPERS and CalSTRS cease investing their money in fossil fuel companies.””Today amidst a historic mega-drought, wildfires,2022-06-21 21:33:00,Read More

from Common Dreams