January 9, 2017

As the University of Denver (DU) nears a decision on fossil-fuel divestment this month, one of Colorado’s top political commentators has urged the college to reject 350.org’s “shallow and misleading” case. Vincent Carroll, a columnist who recently retired as the editorial page editor of The Denver Post, savaged the arguments of divestment activists with 350.org in a Jan. 7 …

December 30, 2016

As the New Year rolls in, the team at DivestmentFacts.com has taken a look back at the semester and what it meant for the divestment movement. From new rejections to examples of student and faculty support against the issue, here is what the past few months have meant for this campaign. Notre Dame This September, …

December 29, 2016

The S&P 500 is poised to end 2016 at record highs thanks in large part to the performance of the energy sector.  Yes, that same energy sector that activists and protesters claim is weighing down portfolios and responsible for irreversible financial losses. After finishing in last place for two years in a row, S&P Energy …

December 21, 2016

From Colorado College to the University of Denver, 350.org’s fossil-fuel divestment campaign has had a tough month in the Centennial State. Colorado College’s divestment group has waved the white flag “due to lack of participation,” according to a Dec. 10 story in student newspaper The Catalyst.  Faced with multiple rejections from university leaders over the …

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