AMY GOODMAN: More than $5 trillion worth of investments are now pledged to be divested from fossil fuels. The analysis, issued Monday, details how nearly 700 institutions and nearly 60,000 individuals from across 76 nations have committed to divest their assets from the fossil fuel industry. This is Mark Ruffalo, speaking at a news conference in New York City.
Mark Ruffalo: “The young people know that their lives are at stake, their futures are at stake. All the money in the world doesn’t mean a goddamn thing if the world is burning around them.”