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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

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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?

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

Georgetown University Divests from Fossil Fuels

Feb 10, 2020 Georgetown University has become the latest college to announce it will divest from fossil fuels. The move came after lengthy campaigning from the student group Georgetown University Fossil Free and has sparked calls for other universities to … Continue reading

Extinction Rebellion Activists Demand New York Divest from Fossil Fuels

Feb 10, 2020 Eleven climate activists from Extinction Rebellion were arrested Friday as the group staged a die-in and occupied the office of the New York state comptroller to call attention to the climate crisis. The activists are demanding New … Continue reading

DivestInvest – Website

Divest from fossil fuels and invest in climate solutions We’ll only solve climate change by moving quickly from fossil fuels to sustainable energy. Investors face an historic opportunity to capitalize on the transition and help governments meet their climate promises. … Continue reading