Passion, Reason and the Shore: Reframing the Fossil Fuel Divestment Debate

Commentary on the fossil fuel divestment campaign often pits passionate student campaigners against pragmatic administrations and financial industry. Indeed, this tension makes for compelling journalism. But this passion versus reason narrative distracts from an opportunity facing both campaigners and their targets to make a meaningful contribution to climate justice.

The problem lies with the way the debate is rehearsed.

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