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To: City of Oakland, CA

Divest City of Oakland From Fossil Fuels

Divest City of Oakland From Fossil Fuels

Amend the City of Oakland's Investment Policy Statement to create a "Fossil Fuel Free" policy by the City, that prohibits investing any tax payer money or city employee retirement funds in the top 200 Carbon emitting companies in the world.

Why is this important?

Investment Capital has the power to combat climate change. Divesting municipal, State, University, and Endowment funds from the top 200 Fossil Fuel companies in the world will have a great impact on shifting resources toward clean energy and away from polluting Fossil Fuels. This is important to help preserve almost every living system on the planet.

Oakland, CA

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Reasons for signing

  • common sense survival tactic for human beings, the entire biosphere, and future generations
  • Oakland rocks! Let's show the world we can do this!
  • There is no time to waste! The barbarians are at the gate.


2016-12-28 22:31:38 -0500

100 signatures reached

2014-10-20 14:03:51 -0400

50 signatures reached

2013-06-18 16:55:30 -0400

25 signatures reached