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Ben & Jerry’s Launch New Non-Dairy Ice Cream to Fight Climate Change

Ben & Jerry’s Launch New Non-Dairy Ice Cream to Fight Climate Change

Vermont-based ice cream company Ben & Jerry's just announced a new plant-based flavor to help fight climate change. "Unfudge Our Future" flavor vegan ice cream—coming exclusively to Australia—pressures the Australian government to ditch fossil fuels...
The Vatican Urges Catholics to Drop Fossil Fuel Investments

The Vatican Urges Catholics to Drop Fossil Fuel Investments

Pope Francis and the Vatican are encouraging Catholics around the world to divest from fossil fuels, emphasizing a responsibility to protect both human rights and the environment. The Vatican recently published a 225-page manual for...
UCLA Ends All Fossil Fuel Investments to Protect the Environment

UCLA Ends All Fossil Fuel Investments to Protect the Environment

The University of California (UC) just became the largest school in the U.S. to divest from fossil fuels. Earlier this month, the university system announced that all of its investment portfolios were fossil-free. UC has...
Austria’s Last Coal Plant Closes As Renewable Energy Takes Over

Austria’s Last Coal Plant Closes As Renewable Energy Takes Over

Austria just closed its last-remaining coal-fired power plant. The plant's closure, which was announced last Friday, comes as the Austrian government tries to meet its goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030. According...
Germany Is Closing 84 Coal Plants to Save the Planet

Germany Is Closing 84 Coal Plants to Save the Planet

(Updated October 6, 2019) Germany will close all 84 of its coal power plants. The nation -- one of the world's largest consumers of coal -- will rely on renewable energy instead. The announcement came...
1,000 Global Institutions Pull $8 Trillion From Fossil Fuels for Renewable Energy

1,000 Global Institutions Pull $8 Trillion From Fossil Fuels to Combat Climate Change

One thousand institutions around the world have pledged to step away from coal, oil, and gas companies due to environmental concerns, effectively removing nearly $8 trillion in support from fossil fuel industries. The Independent reports that...