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University Divestment Movement Grows – Cornell and UC System Are Latest Wins

University Divestment Movement Grows – Cornell and UC System Are Latest Wins

Cornell University’s Board of Trustees announced on Friday that the University will make no new investments in fossil fuels, and it is believed that they have been divesting of their previous investments for several years, though the details of their endowment are not public. 

Why This Matters:  The climate movement has been led by young people and one easy focus of their activism is the universities they attend.

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One Cool Thing: Thanks to YOU, Harvard Forward Reaches Signature Goal

One Cool Thing: Thanks to YOU, Harvard Forward Reaches Signature Goal

We wanted to give a shout out to all the #FriendsofthePlanet who signed the Harvard Forward petition or nudged a friend or family member to do it!  We were one of the first publications to give them media coverage and raise the profile of their campaign to get enough signatures to put five candidates on the […]

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