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Universities should listen to their students on climate change

On Mar 9, 2020
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RT @ColumbiaSIPA: Universities should consider student-run divest movements more seriously, writes Jeffrey Sachs in @BostonGlobe, arguing it would save the universities plenty of money and save the environment along with it. https://t.co/lLtcQyeV2z
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By not divesting from fossil fuels, universities are making a bad bet — ethically and economically.

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On Mar 9, 2020
@Revkin shared
RT @ColumbiaSIPA: Universities should consider student-run divest movements more seriously, writes Jeffrey Sachs in @BostonGlobe, arguing it would save the universities plenty of money and save the environment along with it. https://t.co/lLtcQyeV2z
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Universities should listen to their students on climate change

By not divesting from fossil fuels, universities are making a bad bet — ethically and economically.

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