Ireland to Be First Country in the World to Divest from Fossil Fuels

HeadlineJul 13, 2018

Ireland is slated to become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuels, after the lower house of Parliament voted to require the government to divest its $10 billion investment fund from coal, oil and gas. co-founder Bill McKibben tweeted, “Ireland’s decision to divest from fossil fuels staggers me. It’s one of the landmark moments in what has become the largest campaign of its kind in history. Such thanks to all who fought.”

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