Day: June 10, 2013

Divesting from Oil, Gas and Political Reality

The growing fossil-fuel divestment movement on campus is the “first effective opposition” to the fossil fuel industry, according to writer and activist Bill McKibben. Across the country, students alarmed about climate change are urging their colleges to disinvest their endowment funds (“divest”) from petroleum-extracting companies. They have been garnering headlines in recent months, and, according […]

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