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December 17, 2018

As the divestment movement grinds to a halt in the wake of continued rejections, those with concerns about the environment should be glad to see pressured entities focused on real solutions over empty gestures.  While universities have been quick to dismiss divestment as ineffective and fiscally irresponsible, they have undertaken significant programs to green their …

December 14, 2018

In 2018, the ‘Divestment Movement’ dwindled into the ‘Divestment Suggestion’ as a number of academic institutions rejected activist calls demanding divestment. Once again, after conducting their own independent research and assessing the situation for themselves, many institutions found that divestment isn’t actionable at all and is instead an empty, symbolic gesture – a sentiment echoed …

December 12, 2018

The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) for 2018 has been released and the verdict is in: Ireland is the worst country in the European Union on climate action for the second year in a row. Why is this relevant? Well, beyond an abysmal performance on climate action, this year Ireland also made headlines for being …

November 15, 2018

As one of the world’s preeminent universities, Harvard continues to be a target for divestment activists.  But to their dismay, Harvard keeps rejecting them. Recently, students decided to put yet another pro-divestment referendum up for vote to the Undergraduate Council.  The referendum asks for Harvard to “completely divest its endowment from holdings in the fossil …

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