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Advocates fear top democratic lawmaker will kill California fossil fuel divestment bill

Advocates fear top democratic lawmaker will kill California fossil fuel divestment bill

The proposed legislation would direct the state’s public pension funds to cease investment in oil, gas and coal companies.

Canada's biggest public pensions heavily invested in fossil fuels

Canada's biggest public pensions still heavily invested in fossil fuels: study

An analysis by a group of B.C. researchers finds Canada's largest pension plan has increased investment in oil and gas companies by at least 7.7 per cent since the country signed the Paris Agreement in 2016.
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Why one of America’s biggest pension funds is backing a bolder climate policy

Long-term investors require continued economic growth. Study after study has found that such growth will come from investing in climate solutions, not from continuing to focus on fossil fuel infrastructure that is destined to be written off as stranded assets.

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Federal report warns of financial havoc from climate change
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Federal report warns of financial havoc from climate change

A report commissioned by President Trump’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued dire warnings about climate change’s impact on financial markets.
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Global financial giants swear off funding an especially dirty fuel
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Global financial giants swear off funding an especially dirty fuel

Lenders and investors, under pressure to act on climate change, have stopped funding Alberta's vast oil-sands developments, and the province is fighting back.
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Pension funds fail to insulate against climate-change risks

Pension funds fail to insulate against climate-change risks

Few UK schemes have specific policy covering effect of global warming on investment returns.

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