Cape Town

Cape Town to divest!

The City of Cape Town has committed to divesting from fossil fuels! Tucked away in a recent statement about the City’s green bonds, Mayor Patricia de Lille added: I am taking this a step further and I have informed our Finance Directorate that we are going to divest from fossil fuel assets and companies in …

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May Boeve of 350.org visiting Cape Town, UCT and Jozi

May Boeve is the new executive director of 350.org, the grass roots global climate movement that three years ago initiated the fast-growing global divestment movement. She succeeds Bill McKibben who, together with 350.org, was a recipient of the ‘alternative Nobel prize’, the Right Livelihood Award for 2014. May, who was recently profiled by the Guardian, which hailed her as …

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