September 21, 2016

Notre Dame University president Fr. John Jenkins has just announced the implementation of a five-year sustainability plan that unequivocally rejects divestment as an agenda that’s hypocritical and misaligned with the school’s energy consumption reality. As Father Jenkins explained about the plan: “Nearly all acknowledge that there is no practical plan by which we could cease …

September 20, 2016

UPDATE: We told you yesterday that the recent BU Board climate announcement amounts to nothing more than lip service to protesters, and it seems that the Divest BU group on campus agrees.  After the announcement was made public, they released a pretty blistering statement that right off the bat called out this decision for what …

September 16, 2016

Next week, Arabella Advisors will release the 2016 iteration of its highly-contested series reporting on the fossil fuel divestment movement.  In September 2014 and 2015, Arabella Advisors – with the support of divestment enthusiasts like 350.org, Divest-Invest, and As You Sow — released studies on the “progress” of the divestment campaign across the globe. The …

September 15, 2016

A last-minute change in the speaker line-up for today’s University of Denver (DU) Divestment Task Force hearing shows even deeper ties between the fossil fuel divestment campaign in Colorado and the effort to ban oil and gas production statewide. The switch also provides more proof that college divestment campaigns aren’t led by students at all, …

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