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Another Voice: Disinvestment from fossil fuels won’t help the environment – or workers

The Buffalo News

Daniel C. Levler

The politically correct push to force public pension funds to immediately begin to divest from fossil fuels has become a runaway train in New York with many politicians, lawmakers and environmental activists at the wheel. But the truth is that divestment will have little, if any, impact on slowing climate change, but...

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New York Governor Seeks Fossil-Fuel Divestment, But Comptroller Has Other Plans

The Wall Street Journal

Thomas MacMillan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will push for the state pension fund to divest from fossil-fuel companies, but the official who controls the fund says the best way to address climate change is by leveraging shareholder power. The governor is creating a plan for divesting the New York State...

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Cuomo on collision course with state comptroller over fossil fuel fight and pension fund


Zack Fink

With an eye on the environment, Gov. Andrew Cuomo would like to divest the state's pension fund from fossil fuels. But Cuomo has no control over how public employee pensions are invested, setting him on a collision course with the man who does control New York's investments: State Comptroller...

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