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Major Foundations and Investors, Including Heirs to Oil Fortune, Pledge Fossil Fuel Divestment

Written by on September 23, 2014 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly with 0 Comments
Major Foundations and Investors, Including Heirs to Oil Fortune, Pledge Fossil Fuel Divestment

Prominent private philanthropies and charitable foundations, including one built from the oil fortune of John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil, announced their intention to divest from fossil fuel holdings as they make clear statements that the threat of climate change and the irresponsible behavior of the oil, coal, and natural gas companies has fueled their decision.

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