Economy & Business

Controversial Newspaper Campaign Takes on Climate ‘Fatalism’

In this excerpt from the latest issue of SEJournal, The Guardian's James Randerson explains how his newspaper came to launch its 'Keep it in the Ground' campaign, backing the global fossil fuel divestment movement — and how, rather than constraining the paper journalistically, the project provided a connection to readers that goes far beyond a click on a website.

"In Clash With Pope's Climate Call, U.S. Church Leases Drilling Rights"

"Casting the fight against climate change as an urgent moral duty, Pope Francis in June urged the world to phase out highly-polluting fossil fuels. Yet in the heart of U.S. oil country several dioceses and other Catholic institutions are leasing out drilling rights to oil and gas companies to bolster their finances, Reuters has found."

Source: Reuters, 09/23/2015


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