Divestment Debate: Should Harvard Divest from Fossil Fuels?


Belfer Center

Uploaded on May 5, 2015

Should Harvard University divest from fossil fuels to address the climate change crisis? A Harvard Kennedy School debate on April 29, 2015, addressed the arguments pro and con of a controversial global fossil fuel divestment campaign.

For Divestment: James Engell, Gurney Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University.
Against Divestment: Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, Harvard University.

Moderator: Cristine Russell, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center Environment & Natural Resources Program.

Sponsors: Belfer Center’s Environment & Natural Resources Program and Energy & Environment Professional Interest Council.

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

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