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After nearly a decade of organizing by students, faculty, alumni, and community members, we have succeeded in pushing one of the world’s richest and most powerful universities to divest from the fossil fuel industry. For too long, Harvard has stood … Continue reading

What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? | Keep it in the ground

The Guardian Published on Mar 23, 2015 Climate change can be tackled using a very simple idea – divestment. It means taking your money away from companies involved in extracting fossil fuels. Guardian journalist and US author Bill McKibben explains … Continue reading

What is BDS? (Boycott Divestment Sanctions) | Omar Barghouti interviewed by Yanis Varoufakis

DiEM25 Published on May 30, 2021 Learn about the history of BDS, its rejection of antisemitism and racism, and its current successes, from the person who should know best, Omar Barghouti, co-founder of this movement and recipient of the 2017 … Continue reading

“A Big Deal”: Bill McKibben on Rutgers Fossil Fuel Divestment & the Future of Climate Justice

Democracy Now! – Mar 10, 2021 Rutgers University has voted to begin divesting from fossil fuels, following a campaign by the student-organized Endowment Justice Collective that grew out of the Global Climate Strike in 2019. The organizing efforts led to … Continue reading

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Largest higher education union in the US pushes TIAA to divest from fossil fuels, deforestation |

TIAA Divest! and UPP | 27 January 2021 Nation’s largest higher education union pushes TIAA to divest from fossil fuels, deforestation “The fight for our common future cannot be delayed”: UUP Union President NEW YORK – The largest higher education … Continue reading

Living on Earth: Bill McKibben on the Divestment Movement

Smoke from the Camp wildfire in Ukiah, California. (Photo: Bob Dass, Flickr, CC BY 2.0) Harvard is one of the latest in a series of wealthy institutions around the world announcing steps towards pulling their investments in the fossil … Continue reading

Bill McKibben Discusses Fossil Fuel Divestment | Video | Amanpour & Company | PBS


Firing Line Debate on Fossil Fuel Divestment

WF Buckley Jr Program   Published on Mar 6, 2020 The Buckley Program at Yale Lecture Series Firing Line Debate on Fossil Fuel Divestment See related: Firing Line Debate: Do Fossil Fuel Divestments Work for Universities? Interview with Nick Loris and … Continue reading

Brown University Divests From Fossil Fuels

Emma Whitford March 5, 2020 Brown University president Christina Paxson announced yesterday that the university has sold 90 percent of its investments in fossil fuels and is making plans to liquidate the remaining investments, which make up less than 1 … Continue reading