Bank Of The West's Environmental Stand Faces BlowbackBank of the West's decision to divest from certain fossil fuel investments has run headlong into threats of retaliation in states that get much of their revenue from coal, oil and natural gas extraction.
Study Quantifies Link Between Climate Change, Fossil Fuel FirmsA climate study published recently shows just how much fossil fuel producers have contributed to the increase in global surface temperatures and sea level rise, which San Mateo County officials say has caused more than $40 million in damage in their county.
Students Seeking Fossil Fuel Divestment Meet With Stanford President, End Sit-InStanford University officials say students who staged a weeklong sit-in outside the campus administration office to demand the university divest in fossil fuel companies ended their demonstration after meeting with the school's president.
Stanford Students Demand Divestment From Fossil Fuel Industry During Lengthy Sit-InStanford University students and supporters were holding a rally Friday culminating a five-day sit-in calling for the college’s divestment from the fossil fuel industry.
Stanford Sit-In For Fossil Fuel Divestment Enters 2nd Day A sit-in by students calling for Stanford University’s divestment from the fossil fuel industry has continued for a second day.
Stanford Students Stage Sit-In, Want University To Divest From Fossil FuelsMore than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Stanford University Monday afternoon to call on school leaders and administrators to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
Valero's Oil-By-Rail Report Minimizes Risk, Alarms Benicia Residents A new report puts into writing a plan for Valero to bring two trains per day of crude oil in and out of its Benicia refinery.
Despite Allowing Fracking, Gov. Brown Considers Self ‘Missionary’ On Climate Change Gov. Brown made a passionate speech on climate change, but he's accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars from the oil and gas industry on his re-election campaign.
SFSU Votes To Divest From Coal, Tar Sands CompaniesSan Francisco State University has voted to stop investing its endowment in coal and tar sands companies, joining a growing list of universities that have decided to stop investing in fossil fuels.
Plan Urging San Francisco To Divest From Oil Companies Moves ForwardActivists fighting climate change and the oil companies persuaded a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee to move forward with a resolution Wednesday for the city’s retirement fund to divest from fossil fuel investments.
SF Supervisor Urges Pension Divestment From Firearm, Fossil Fuel CompaniesSan Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced resolutions earlier this week urging the retirement board of the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System to divest more than $1.9 billion away from firearm and fossil fuels companies over the next five years.
Watchdog Group Issues Warning Over California Clean Energy PlanA California watchdog group says the state’s clean energy strategy will saddle ratepayers with soaring utility bills unless officials act soon to organize state energy agencies.
9th Annual Naked Bike Ride Rolls Through San FranciscoNearly 100 bicyclists were baring all this morning as they gathered along San Francisco's Embarcadero for the ninth annual San Francisco World Naked Bike Ride to protest a global dependency on fossil fuels.