A report released by ASP last week detailing the overall ineffectiveness of fossil fuel divestment was featured in an article published by The Washington Times on Thursday. The article details the recent scrutiny the fossil fuel divestment has come under from analysts, scientists, and academic professors. ASP’s Director of Strategy and Communications Paul Hamill was featured in the article, offering his opinion on the divestment movement:
“What they [divestment activists] want to do is to reduce CO2 levels in the atmosphere to tackle climate change, and that is spot-on — that’s what we really need to do, but divesting is not the way to do it. It’s almost like a glib PR stunt. It feels nice to go out and campaign, and it feels nice to try and divest from these companies, but it’s not serious,”
Read the full article “Climate Change Activists Dismiss Fossil Fuel Divestment Push as Waste of Time, Resources” in The Washington Times.