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John Fullerton: Carbon Crisis, Fossil Fuels, and Finance

This week Laura Flanders interviews John Fullerton, a former oil and gas investor, on the Fossil Free campaign to push colleges to divest from fossil fuels.

John Fullerton, former oil and gas investor, and President and Founder of The Capital Institute, talks about the economic impact of leaving fossil fuel reserves in the ground. If we’re serious about saving the planet, he says, energy companies need to agree to take a $20 trillion write-of. That makes the $2 trillion mortgage melt-down seem trivial.

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