Burlington votes to divest from fossil fuel companies - Seven Days

Burlington will divest its treasurers’ investments of all fossil fuel companies. Will it make any difference?

"Councilor Karen Paul (D-Ward 6), who collaborated with Stromberg on the resolution, said Burlington is at a "critical juncture" in recognizing the reality of climate science. Paul said the city can explore investing in greener, more stable industries that will produce a good return for its retirees. Councilor Jack Hanson (P-East District) said Stromberg's effort was timely, given that the Atlantic has had 30 named tropical storms this year — the most ever on record."

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-11-25 12:12:54 -0500