The Apartheid Playbook: Activists Push Fossil Fuel Divestment

Climate-change activists want pensions and endowments to sell their oil and gas holdings.
An organizer with the Sierra Club joins other University of North Dakota students during a demonstration at the UND campus in Grand Forks to get the school to end coal dependence and switch to wind power Photograph by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald via AP Photo

Here’s a movement to keep an eye on: Clean-energy activists scored a political victory on April 23, when the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously for the city’s $15.3 billion pension system to sell its investments in the fossil fuel industry.

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