Press

Voice of America, June 31, 2016: Pensions see increased risk in fossil fuel stocks

E&E News, June 27, 2016: Fossil fuel industry ramps up anti-divestment strategy

Inhabitat, June 7, 2016: Washington, D.C. divests $6.4 billion pension fund from fossil fuels

Washington City Paper, June 7, 2016: D.C. Pension Fund Divests from Fossil Fuels

Wisconsin Gazette, June 7, 2016: D.C. pension fund divests of fossil fuel investments

InsideClimate News, June 6, 2016: Washington D.C. Pension Fund Announces Full Fossil Fuel Divestment

ClimateProgress, June 6, 2016: Another Giant Pension Fund Divested from Oil, Coal, and Gas Companies

DCist, June 6, 2016: D.C. Public Sector Pension Fund Divests from Fossil Fuels

Common Dreams, June 6, 2016: In ‘Bold’ Act of Leadership, Nation’s Capital Divests $6.4 Billion Fund from All Fossil Fuels

DC Divest, June 6, 2016: Washington, D.C., announces divestment of $6.4 billion pension fund from coal, oil and gas companies

Climate Wire, November 4, 2015: D.C. Councilor seeks divestment from fossil fuels

Washington Business Journal, November 3, 2015: D.C. Council to make another attempt to ditch investments in fossil fuels

DC Divest, November 3, 2015: Press Release — DC Council Introduces the Fossil Fuel Divestment Act of 2015

DC Divest, September 17, 2014: Media Advisory — 9/23 Climate Action Rally in DC

DC Divest, March 19, 2014: District Should Divest from Fossil Fuels, say 19 District and National Groups

Washington Examiner, February 18, 2014: Divestment a Profitable Option for the District of Columbia

OtherWords, December 27, 2013: A Financial New Year’s Resolution: In 2014, do what you can to pull the plug on fossil fuels

Responding to Climate Change, December 24, 2013: 2013: the year the divestment campaign took flight

Washington Post, December 4, 2013: D.C. Divestment act fuels a needed debate on carbon use

National Journal, November 29, 2013: Divestment in Fossil Fuels Pushed in Response to Climate-Change Inaction

Responding to Climate Change, November 28, 2013: Washington DC Introduced Bill to Divest its Funds from Fossil Fuels

Think Progress, November 27, 2013, Inside Tuesday’s Hearing Over Divesting Washington, DC From Fossil Fuels

Energy & Environment News/Climate Wire, November 27, 2013: Campaign to Divest from Fossil Fuels Comes to D.C. (subscription required)

Associated Press, November 26, 2013: Activists to Push DC Fossil Fuel Investment Ban

DC Divest, November 26, 2013: Press Release for Fossil Fuel Divestment Act Hearing

Huffington Post, November 25, 2013: It’s Time for the District to Divest from Disaster

Washington Post, November 25, 2013: On campuses, a fossil-fuel divestment movement

Greater Greater Washington, September 20, 2013: Divestment helps local governments fight climate change

Washington Business Journal, September 19, 2013: D.C. may pull retirement from corporate fossil fuel giants

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