We must divest from fossil fuels because they are the primary contributor to climate change. Divesting is the necessary thing to do to address climate change. However the fossil fuel lobby is very powerful and this makes legislative changes difficult. Divesting from fossil fuels and reinvesting in clean energy is a smart financial move. Sustainable companies and renewable energy is growing while fossil fuels are declining. Divesting is also a political statement that seeks to shine light on the trend away from fossil fuels.