With guests from the US, from Europe and from the Global South, we will discuss how to tackle a carbon bubble by divesting from the fossil fuel sector and strengthening Green finance. At the intersection of climate acitivism and finance strategies a powerful movement is developing to fight climate change: Fossil Fuel Divestment.
As G7 leaders meet in Germany this weekend, representatives of Green Parties from their countries called upon global leaders to urgently address the climate challenge with more ambition than they have shown so far, especially in view of the upcoming Paris Climate Summit.
Greens from both sides of the Alps came together at a press conference in Paris on Monday (19/01) to firmly oppose the planned Lyon-Turin high-speed rail project (Treno Alta Velocità, TAV). The new railline, which would be financed by the EU, comes with a prohibitive price tag and considerable environmental damage.