fossil fuels

J.D. Allen, WSHU Public Radio

Climate activists in New York rallied outside of local state and federal lawmakers offices on Wednesday to urge the approval of a multi-billion dollar investment in clean energy jobs in the state and across the U.S.

J. David Ake / AP

New York state will transition its retirement fund for public employees — the third largest pension fund in the country — to an investment portfolio with net zero greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli said Wednesday.

Craig LeMoult

Students at Yale University in New Haven voted this week to ask the university to divest its endowment from fossil fuel companies that are contributing to climate change.