Norway divests from coal, promises to cut carbon, steals our hearts

Posted by Mike Confino, February 6, 2015

Norway’s joining the divestment movement! The country’s sovereign wealth fund is the richest in norway

the world, which makes the move to take its money out of dozens of climate-crippling companies a big deal.

And that’s not all the good news from Norway: On Wednesday, government officials announced the country will commit to reducing emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 as its pledge to the international climate agreement that’s supposed to be adopted in December at the U.N. summit in Paris.

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