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New York city to divest and sue Big Oil companies

Mayor de Blasio has just announced to the world that New York will divest the city’s $190 billion pension funds from the fossil fuel industry. As if that wasn’t a big enough moment on its own, there’s more. New York City has also launched a lawsuit against some of the biggest oil and gas corporations for the damage caused by climate change. New York City is the first big city in America to sue AND divest from Big Oil. #DivestNY #stopfundingfossils pic.twitter.com/aziLx3HEnQ — NYC Mayor’s Office (@NYCMayorsOffice) January 10, 2018 For…

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2017 Reflections

Looking Back What has been the most impactful action your team organized this year and why? Prince Papa, KenyaLaunching deCOALonise.Africa, a campaign meant to rid the African continent from energy colonisation. Caroline, BrazilFor me it was our actions during the auctions of blocks for oil and gas exploration and the provisional measure that gives for the oil and gas industry hundreds of billions in tax cuts. As I am new in 350.org, having participated in these actions have shown me how to combat fossil fuels is an intense but necessary…

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