Alex Lenferna is a South African Mandela Rhodes & Fulbright Scholar at the University of Washington getting his PhD in Philosophy focusing on climate justice. He is a leader of Divest University of Washington, and is writing a book on the fossil fuel divestment movement. You can visit his website at alexlenferna.wordpress.com
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Monday, October 22, 2018
No, the US Is Not Upholding Its Paris Climate Agreement Commitments
At the end of the Global Climate Action Summit, California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg pronounced that despite Trump’s intransigence the U.S. is still “ upholding its commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement ”. They were celebrating the fact that sub-national commitments put “the...
Friday, May 22, 2015
Why We Divest
On May 14th, the University of Washington made fossil fuel divestment movement history by becoming both the richest public university and the school with the biggest student body to divest so far – although thanks to the power of the divestment movement, Oxford University took the former title just...