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Florida lawmakers could scrap China-linked investments

The Florida House rolled out a proposal to divest $277 million in state pension-fund investments in Chinese state-owned companies.
University of South Florida

USF students voting on whether to divest from fossil fuels

This week students at the University of South Florida are voting on a referendum that urges the university to take its money out of three categories of investments: fossil fuels, private prisons and companies that...
USF petition Palestine Israel divestment

USF student government votes to divest from human rights abusers

This week the University of South Florida student government Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution to pull the university’s investments from companies involved in human rights violations against Palestinians; but USF appears ready to reject the...
TECO CO2 emissions / climate change

St. Pete will consider pulling fossil fuel investments from pension funds

St. Petersburg will end all bond investments in fossil fuel companies within two years and now City Council is considering whether to pull its investments in carbon polluting industries from its much larger pension funds...
Dwight Duldley on fossil fuel divestment

St. Petersburg will stop buying fossil fuel bonds

St. Petersburg will stop investing in fossil fuel bonds because of the contribution of oil companies to climate disruption — Mayor Rick Kriseman made the announcement on Facebook Thursday — but a City Council member...

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