renewable energy en Activists Call on City of Pittsburgh to Divest from Fossil Fuel Industry <p>Climate change activist Bill McKibben has been spending considerable time in Pittsburgh recently, first for the <a href="">Power Shift 2013</a> conference in October, and on Monday to receive an award from the <a href="">Thomas Merton Center</a>.</p><p>The Thomas Merton Center bills itself as “Pittsburgh’s peace and social justice center,” and along with McKibben, they are launching a campaign to pressure the City of Pittsburgh and other regional institutions to divest from the fossil fuel industry.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:48:54 +0000 Liz Reid 19316 at