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These 3 Colleges Stopped Investing in Fossil Fuels—One Year Later, Their Endowments Are Doing Just Fine
Several colleges and universities have completed the process of divestment. None has declared financial ruin. In fact, many, like Sterling, are seeing improved returns on their investments.
It is time all young people knew this: the work of our time is the work of reconnection, regeneration, restoration and reconciliation.
Unity College in Maine was the first in the U.S. to divest all fossil fuel holdings from its endowment. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Unity president Stephen Mulkey talks about why he sees this groundbreaking move as an ethical decision and an extension of the college’s mission.
The fossil fuel divestment movement is growing so fast that it may, in the words of an Oxford University report, already be entering the second wave of divestment.
At the Universtiy of Michigan we are readying our campaign to become more inclusive and strategic.
I have come to question some of the assumptions that underpin mainstream education, and to consider what can be done...to provide an education that is appropriate to the challenges of the 21st century.
What is the transformity of my personal action?
Because of both forces—attacks pushing the university to the right, and faculty complacency—there’s not enough genuine critical thinking going on at UT, at a time in the world when multiple cascading crises—economic and ecological—demand a critical thinking that is …
But what can we pull out of Vincent's story that might illuminate our discussions about education and learning over this month?