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How green is "greenest city's" pension plan? City of Vancouver staff recommends council action on city investments

City pension fund invested in companies including Enbridge, KinderMorgan, Transcanada, China Coal Energy and Arch Coal, as well as tobacco and armament corporations.

International Energy Agency warns pension funds about “unburnable carbon”

The IEA asked pension funds to look at the risk from overvalued fossil fuel stocks.

Divestment may protect from 40-60% overvaluation of fossil fuel stock

Kitsilano Pool underwater: a growing number of cities want to divest from their own destruction

Pensions heading off climate cliff

Institutional investors representing trillions of dollars in assets are worried about the impact of climate change on their portfolios.

BC pension fund invests in companies contributing to climate change

With time, even the Canadian government will see a price on carbon as more benign than paying the cost of climate change catastrophes.