renewable energy http://wesa.fm en Activists Call on City of Pittsburgh to Divest from Fossil Fuel Industry http://wesa.fm/post/activists-call-city-pittsburgh-divest-fossil-fuel-industry <p>Climate change activist Bill McKibben has been spending considerable time in Pittsburgh recently, first for the <a href="http://www.wearepowershift.org/conference/powershift2013">Power Shift 2013</a> conference in October, and on Monday to receive an award from the <a href="http://thomasmertoncenter.org/">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 http://wesa.fm