Columbia Divest for Climate Justice weighs narrowing petition to coal divestment to speed up trustee action
Thu, Sep 10, 2015, 9:01pm
While full fossil fuel divestment remains Columbia Divest for Climate Justice’s ultimate goal, the group is considering narrowing its petition to coal divestment as an incremental strategy to speed up trustee action.
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.
Sat, May 30, 2015, 6:52pm
Columbia Divest for Climate Justice responded to President Bollinger’s statement on divestment via email to the Columbia community “calling on the Board of Trus
Fri, May 15, 2015, 2:38pm
President Bollinger sent an email to the Columbia community this afternoon regarding the “pending proposals regarding Columbia University’s investments: divestment from companies engaged in the operation of private prisons and divestment from fossil fuels.”
Thu, Apr 2, 2015, 6:58am
Student and faculty activists have spent time and energy advocating for Columbia to cut financial ties with companies involved with private prisons or the the fossil fuel industry.
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, 8:01am
Twitter debate over whether this dress is blue and black or white and gold has us questioning everything. Is our school color really Columbia blue or are we actually Brown?
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...
Wed, Dec 3, 2014, 12:48am
Spectator sat down with University President Lee Bollinger on Tuesday to discuss his search for a new athletic director, his meetings with Columbia Prison Divest and Barnard Columbia Divest, the Rules of Conduct, and more. Here’s what we learned: