Divest Loudoun County From Fossil Fuels

To: Loudoun County

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of 100 signatures
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Identify any holdings of Loudoun County in fossil fuels and divest within 2 years.

Why is this important?

The fossil fuel industry spends investments on research to extract more fossil fuels, when they really need to stay in the ground if we are going to avoid catastrophic climate change.  In addition, they spend lots of that money on influencing politicians to support their subsidies and priorities.  It's time to stop giving them our tax dollars to support their dirty work.  Finally, it is an important risk management strategy to get our county's investments out of the carbon bubble.
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Reasons for signing

  • Maria B. 2013-10-29 13:43:29 -0400
    We don't need no stinkin fossil fuels!!
  • Andrew W. 2013-10-29 13:25:47 -0400
    Keep the oil in the soil and the coal in the hole.
  • elizabeth d. 2013-05-04 01:52:20 -0400
    In addition to not investing in fossil fuels, we should stop USING fossil fuels and invest in solar and wind.