City Visions: Course Correcting Climate Change, Part 3 | KALW

City Visions: Course Correcting Climate Change, Part 3

Sep 23, 2018

Credit Global Climate Action Summit

In the final installment of our three-part series on course correcting climate change, we’re talking about green investing. What was once a moral dilemma has become a lucrative investment strategy. 

With legislation in California demanding huge increases in clean, renewable energy and the requirement of pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, portfolio adjustments not only make financial sense, they’re a fiduciary responsibility. So how are individual and institutional investors reacting to the changing landscape?


Betty Yee, California State Controller

Reverend Kirsten Spalding, Senior Director of the Investor Network at Ceres

Sandy Emerson, Board Member of Fossil Free California and Head of the "Move Your Money" campaign

David Elliston, Creator of

Producer: Jennifer Rewick