Fossil Fool Divestment Fail: BlackRock Edition

Guest Ron White impression by David Middleton “You can’t fix stupid”… Activists call on BlackRock to divest from fossil fuels Alejandra O’Connell-Domenech 5 days ago Protesters also called for the company to invest its money into clean energy. Climate change activists blocked the entrance to BlackRock’s midtown headquarters early Tuesday morning during a protest of…

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Fossil Fool Divestment Achieves New Level of Really Stupid and Futile Gesturing!

Guest “Ron White impression” by David Middleton Published on Monday, September 09, 2019 by Common Dreams ‘People Power Is Winning’: Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Celebrates $11 Trillion Milestone “We would not have smashed our divestment targets without the thousands of local groups who have pressured their representatives to pull out of fossil fuels.” by Jessica…

More Divestment Lunacy

Guest eye-rolling by David Middleton Op-Ed: Frustrated by the lack of action on climate change and gun violence? Divest By JACQUES LESLIEAUG. 26, 2019 Californians frustrated by Congress’s failure to pass climate and gun control legislation have a potentially potent tool to produce the change they want: divestment. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System and the California…

Why Was Amnesty International Invested in Fossil Fuels?

Guest “who fracking cares?” by David Middleton Amnesty international to divest from fossil fuel companies5 August 2019, 11:30 UTC Amnesty International will divest from fossil fuel companies in acknowledgement that investment in an industry whose products are the primary source of the climate crisis is at odds with the organization’s mission of protecting and championing…

UCS Pinko supports Climate Risk Disclosure Act

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you were trying” by David Middleton The Soviet Union of Concerned Scientists actually have a Pinko on their payroll! As if that wasn’t funny enough, according to her LinkedIn page, she attended International University of Moscow in 2007.