Fossil-fuel disinvestment campaign launched

A local social-justice group yesterday announced its push to get local institutions to stop investing in fossil fuels. And it had company: the world’s best-known proponent of such disinvestment. Bill McKibben, founder of climate group, had stopped in Pittsburgh after returning from Europe, where he sought to persuade cities to pursue disinvestment. He was here to receive the Thomas Merton Award from Pittsburgh’s Thomas Merton Center, which plans to start gathering signatures on petitions asking Pittsburgh City Council to disinvest… Read More on

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