Divestment

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Divestment demonstration
"We would not have smashed our divestment targets without the thousands of local groups who have pressured their representatives to pull out of fossil fuels."
Jon Queally, staff writer
"The decision should sound like a red alert for private banks and investors...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Students, faculty, alumni, and community members take part in the final rally of "Harvard Heat Week" on April 17th, 2015. (Photo: 350 .org/flickr/cc)
"For Harvard to continue to profit from activities that might and likely do...

Further

You thought Keystone was bad? If approved, Keystone will emit about 24.3 million tons of greenhouse gases, or 1.2 billion over its 50-year life. If approved, two mega coalmines in Australia will emit triple that, or 3.7 billion tons. In honor of that appalling figure and an upcoming National Day of Divestment, action groups have released a great video announcing the coal industry's new Fuck You policy, a "philosophy where we are able straddle the dichotomy between what we know is true and how...