fossil fuels

Wed, Dec 7, 2016, 4:00pm
"After considering all sides of the complex issue of climate change and the enormous fossil fuel industry, members of the Task Force urge Barnard to divest its endowment from ‘climate deniers’…"
Thu, Jul 9, 2015, 7:32pm
As Columbia Law School’s panel on fossil fuel divestment approaches, it is important to remember that our job isn’t to invite the fossil fuel industry to the table—it's to keep them from burning it down.
Fri, Mar 13, 2015, 5:49pm
There is no hypocrisy in noting that our systems of production and transportation have made fossil fuels virtually mandatory in everyday life. The University must step up to say that the science we teach and practice is not to be blithely ignored.
Thu, Mar 12, 2015, 7:00am
Divest Barnard, an organization made up of several students who have split from Barnard Columbia Divest, are working with other schools whose endowments are invested with Barnard’s as part of their efforts to get the college to divest from fossil fuels.
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 2:46am
Over 150 Columbia University faculty members, including history professor Eric Foner and political science department chair Page Fortna, in the past week have signed and circulated an open letter to President Bollinger and the board of trustees asking that the University divest from holdings in...
Tue, Jun 10, 2014, 8:23pm
Union Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted on Tuesday to divest the school’s $108.4 million endowment from fossil fuels.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013, 2:23am
If 10 percent of Columbia College students sign a petition for Columbia to divest from the fossil fuel industry, Columbia’s very first ballot initiative may take place this semester.