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The global boycott against South Africa’s apartheid regime is credited, in part, for helping to end it. Now, climate change activists are borrowing from the same playbook — pulling dollars from those who fund the fossil-fuel industry.

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The current goal of Fossil Free South Africa is to get the University of Cape Town to remove funds from fossil fuel interests.


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