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Fossil fuel divestment
Fossil fuel divestment news and analysis from The Nation
October 6, 2022
Princeton Activists Just Won a Historic Victory for Climate Research
After a decade of student organizing, Princeton made a pledge to divest its endowment and reject fossil fuel money. Will more universities follow?
August 15, 2022
Why Are Fossil Fuel Companies Funding Climate Change Research?
As oil and gas companies report record profits, the Fossil Free Research campaign calls on universities to refuse their donations and maintain independence.
July 12, 2022
Dear Harvard, It’s Time to Reject Fossil Fuel Money
The university’s recently announced Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability will need to ban oil and gas companies from funding its research.
April 15, 2022
Blue State Activists Are Working to Decarbonize Trillions
And they don’t need Joe Manchin’s permission.
April 8, 2022
We Can’t Wait for Our Institutions to Take Action on Climate Change
This year, the Penn State community has a golden opportunity to choose a new direction for its university.
Nora Van Horn
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April 1, 2022
War Is Not an Excuse to Ignore Climate Change
Don’t let the oil and gas companies fool you.
March 29, 2022
Climate Research Shouldn’t Be Funded by Fossil Fuel Companies
The oil and gas industry uses universities to influence environmental policy. Here’s how we fight back.
February 16, 2022
Why We Filed a Legal Complaint Against Princeton
A coalition of Princeton students, faculty, staff, and alumni has called for an investigation of the university’s continued investments in the fossil fuel industry.
November 23, 2021
Harvard and Yale Should Do More Than Just Divest
Two years ago, climate activists stormed the field during a Harvard-Yale football game to protest fossil fuel investments. What has changed since then?
Josie Steuer Ingall
October 27, 2021
What Will It Take for Princeton to Finally Take Bold Climate Action?
After Harvard and Dartmouth’s divestments. Princeton remains one of the few remaining Ivies still invested in the fossil fuel industry