How you handle your money matters. By making some easy changes, you can help the growth of a new clean energy economy. At the same time, you will be taking your money out of a system that props up dying fossil fuel companies, drives carbon pollution, and, most importantly, poses a major to threat to the health and well-being of our kids and our communities.
There are lots of smart financial moves you can make that tie into this idea – changing where your money is invested, changing where you do your banking, upgrading your home – and a whole lot more.
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The last post talked about the hypothetical impact of removing fossil fuel investments from broadly diversified mutual or exchange traded funds. When taking money out of any single industry, whether the unwelcome stocks are in fossil fuels or mass media or donuts, it is hard to argue that extracting investments from a single industry will […]
Lazy arguments against divestment say that people who divest make financial sacrifices. Baloney. In fact, the opposite is true. One false idea says that if you take money out of the fossil fuel industry, your investment position will be riskier – because your money is less spread out (i.e., less diversified) after fossil fuel divestment. […]
The Inflation Reduction Act is for sure an imperfect win – but it’s a major step forward for the United States. As Bill McKibben eloquently notes in this essay, the IRA legislation was passed because so many people spoke out and in many, many ways. That pressure has to continue, and it needs to grow […]
“There’s a correlation between the risk and the discomfort you feel, and the change that you get,” Vincent says. “But there’s so much of humanity and ecosystems to save and to fight for. What better way is there to be than to try and protect that?” Read about the inspiring work of Julien Vincent in […]