Ireland Expected To Become World's First Country To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Smokestacks loom over Bull Island, northeast of Dublin, in 2008.

The lower house of parliament OK'd the bill, which is likely to sail through the upper house too. "We are ready to think and act beyond narrow short-term and vested interests," one lawmaker vowed.

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(via NPR)

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