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The divestment movement’s biggest hurdle? Misinformation.

January 15, 2015

"There's no stronger marker of the growing clout of the divestment movement than the fact that the oil majors now feel compelled to trash it. After ignoring activists for years, Exxon Mobil took to its corporate website last October to blast divestment as 'a movement that is out of step with reality,' adding, as only an oil company could, that 'to not use fossil fuels is tantamount to not using energy at all, and that's not feasible.'"

From “The Logic of Divestment: Why We Have to Kiss Off Big Carbon Now,” Tim Dickinson in Rolling Stone debunking six carbon-divestment myths

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