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DIVEST UVA: An Open Letter to the Board of Visitors

On May 4, 2020
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[email protected]'s open letter to the @UVA Board of Visitors hits close to home: "Do not placate us with laudable goals and lofty statements — honor us and honor our future with immediate action." That means divestment, now (@Harvard, are you listening?) https://t.co/NuVWJmrvcG
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We must address the root of the problem and divest from the companies themselves — a crucial step in shifting the economy away from fossil fuel dependence and ultimately halting emissions.

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On May 4, 2020
@DivestHarvard shared
[email protected]'s open letter to the @UVA Board of Visitors hits close to home: "Do not placate us with laudable goals and lofty statements — honor us and honor our future with immediate action." That means divestment, now (@Harvard, are you listening?) https://t.co/NuVWJmrvcG
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DIVEST UVA: An Open Letter to the Board of Visitors

DIVEST UVA: An Open Letter to the Board of Visitors

We must address the root of the problem and divest from the companies themselves — a crucial step in shifting the economy away from fossil fuel dependence and ultimately halting emissions.

Oil and gas industry ‘investing in its own destruction’, risks losing access to finance

Oil and gas industry ‘investing in its own destruction’, risks losing access to finance

Grantham Institute policy director Bob Ward told oil and gas delegates at London IP Week that investing heavily in fossil fuels is not a 'sensible' strategy.

University of Oxford announces fossil fuel divestment and adoption of Oxford Martin Principles

University of Oxford announces fossil fuel divestment and adoption of Oxford Martin Principles

Its endowment fund managers will be instructed to divest from fossil fuels and adopt a net zero investment strategy based on the Oxford Martin Principles for Climate Conscious Investment .

Letter from President Paxson: Brown’s actions on climate change

Letter from President Paxson: Brown’s actions on climate change

President Christina H. Paxson wrote to the campus community on March 4 with an update on Brown’s efforts to confront climate change through net-zero GHG initiatives, halting investments in ...

Hungry for change: Ivy League climate activists urge divestment

Hungry for change: Ivy League climate activists urge divestment

In global hunger strike, Columbia University students are fasting until Friday to force school to go carbon neutral.

HEAPHY AND LIEBERMAN: Yale has failed us

HEAPHY AND LIEBERMAN: Yale has failed us

Do they think that the 100 companies responsible for 71 percent of industrial greenhouse gas emissions since 1988 have given consumers a choice to stop using their products even as they ...

Harvard, Drowning in Inadequacy

Harvard, Drowning in Inadequacy

Climate change is the most pressing problem of our time and needs to be addressed with the full force of our resources, and the kind of incrementalism this initiative represents is far from ...

Fossil fuel divestment funds rise to $6tn

Fossil fuel divestment funds rise to $6tn

Insurance companies lead the sell-off of coal, oil and gas stocks over climate change and financial fears – oil majors now cite divestment as a risk to them

Harvard endowment to go greenhouse gas-neutral by 2050

Harvard endowment to go greenhouse gas-neutral by 2050

In an announcement Tuesday, Harvard signaled its expanding commitment to attacking climate change with a dramatic new pledge to drastically reduce emissions in its investment portfolio so ...

Why climate activists disrupted the Harvard-Yale football game

Why climate activists disrupted the Harvard-Yale football game

Divestment is one of the fastest-growing movements in the fight against climate change. It’s only getting started.

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis

We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. It's a major topic at the climate talks ...

The Ugliest, Most Dangerous Pipeline of Them All

The Ugliest, Most Dangerous Pipeline of Them All

The Sierra Club is going after the ugliest, most dangerous pipeline of them all -- the money pipeline -- so we can stop all the other ones from being built.

Daily on Energy: Senate Democrats complain about USMCA but vote for it anyway

Daily on Energy: Senate Democrats complain about USMCA but vote for it anyway

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: ...

Major US faith-based organization to vote on divesting from 3 oil companies

Major US faith-based organization to vote on divesting from 3 oil companies

If the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approves the recommendation, it would join a small but growing number of religious organizations that have selectively divested ...

The Lost Decade: How We Awoke To Climate Change Only To Squander Every Chance To Act

The Lost Decade: How We Awoke To Climate Change Only To Squander Every Chance To Act

This decade was likely the hottest on record. As it comes to a close and another begins, one glaring question is: Can the world make up for this lost time?

Markets face major risks over lax climate forecasts, top investors warn

Markets face major risks over lax climate forecasts, top investors warn

Financial markets risk major disruptions by relying on business-as-usual forecas...

University of Oxford cuts ties to fossil fuels industry

University of Oxford cuts ties to fossil fuels industry

Oxford University will also ask its fund managers show evidence of net zero carbon business plans.

Earth Day Passed, Harvard Still Needs to Divest

Earth Day Passed, Harvard Still Needs to Divest

For months, Harvard students had demanded a milestone of their university on the 50th anniversary of the celebration: divestment. Instead, the University insufficiently committed to ...