Climate change alarmism is alive and well in higher education and in left-wing activist circles. A climate change group called F Minus demands that higher education institutions divest their investments from the fossil fuel industry….
Topic: fossil fuel divestment
Harvard University faculty in the arts and sciences departments voted in favor of divesting university resources from fossil fuel companies, which the administration said it preferred not to use endowments for social change.
Georgetown University announced it will divest from fossil fuels in the next five to ten years after pressure from climate change activists.
The University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign declined to follow through with a student resolution to divest the university from fossil fuels.
Fossil fuel divestment is not an option for Swarthmore College, per its board of managers, since divestment would cause a significant financial issue for the college.
New York University students protested the investment in fossil fuels, but the university administration allegedly threatened to take away their financial aid and housing, which led to the disbandment of the protest.
The board of trustees for Barnard College voted to de-invest from ‘climate deniers,’ but has not outlined what that means just yet: The move comes after years of activism by the student group Divest Barnard, which…
Looks like students at the D.C.-based American University are upset that a trustee told them that their opinion matters, but does not have a lot of weight in financial decisions for the university. The trustee, Alan Meltzer,…
From Campus Reform: Professors at a recent academic conference discussed burning the American flag and other methods of promoting social justice on campus. Presentations at this year’s American Association of University Professors (AAUP) conferenceincluded “Burning…
NYU says “no thanks” to the fossil fuel divestment backers.