Chloe Maxmin, hailing from rural Maine, is the youngest woman ever to serve in the Maine State Senate. She was elected in 2020 after unseating a two-term Republican incumbent and (former) Senate minority leader. In 2018, she served in the Maine House of Representatives after becoming the first Democrat to win a rural conservative district.
President Faust’s statement only amplifies the moral inconsistency of Harvard’s continued investment in the fossil fuel companies that are devastating the planet and blocking climate solutions.
The climate movement often seems like it’s fighting “against something”–against indifference and political gridlock. But this is a struggle “for everything” that we care about.
Divestment is a moral and political strategy to expose the reckless business model of the fossil fuel industry that puts our world at risk.
Never before has an issue involved every single human being on this planet, and never before has the window for action been so short.
Divestment is engaging more students than any similar campaign in the past twenty years. Why is it so successful?
Students are the sleeping giant that rose to end apartheid and fight for many other just causes. Now more and more students are mobilizing against business as usual in the fossil fuel industry.