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“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 | farmlandgrab.org

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) http://ecoethics.net/YSOLI/201907-Climate/Audio/20200626-LOE-Bill-McKibben.mp3 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

ANALYSIS: Protestors, University struggle to see eye to eye on divestment

  Matt Kristoffersen & Valerie Pavilonis 1:03 am, Dec 03, 2019 Staff Reporters   Marisa Peryer More than a week after the halftime protest at Yale-Harvard game drew national attention, activists and the University remain at odds — with the students … Continue reading

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Investment ~ Divestment in a Finite Ecosystem: The Fatal Fallacy of Market Economics on a Small Planet

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20200301-EV&N-340-Link.html https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/699892 YouTube Version Prudent divestment and new investments can change the impact institutions have in the economy and the larger ecosystem, but the goal of continuous growth on a finite planet is ultimately not sustainable and calls into question … Continue reading

Firing Line Debate: Do Fossil Fuel Divestments Work for Universities?

Firing Line Debate – Yale University Do Fossil Fuel Divestments Work For Universities? See related background material: Swensen reaffirms climate change as a guiding factor in investment policy | YaleNews – 20 February 2020. Social Responsibility — Yale Investments Office as well … Continue reading