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Oil, Hoax, and Gas

The Hoax

This Thursday, October 16, 2014, a strange article was circulated claiming that Tufts University is divesting from oil companies while drilling for a recently-discovered pocket of natural gas under Curtis Hall. 557 more words

Critique: Things Fall Apart: The Rise of the Post-Civil Rights Era

I understand that our elders went thru hell to give us the rights, the privileged that we have today. The sacrifices that they have made should not be taken lightly and should be remembered. 277 more words

The Great Fossil Fuel Sell-Off: October 29 Webinar

The folks at Clean Energy Canada are hosting a webinar on divestment as a vehicle for the global clean energy transition. It includes Justin Rockefeller, trustee with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, which made global news by… 109 more words

Fossil Fuel Industry

Hit fossil fuel firms where it hurts and support divestment

By Franklin Ginn, University of Edinburgh

Glasgow recently became the first European university to join the rapidly-expanding fossil free divestment movement. Following hot on the heels of the Australian National University, Glasgow promised to… 882 more words

International

Ethicash

“Launched to coincide with Good Money Week (the new name for National Ethical Investment Week), which kicks off on Sunday 19 October, the report from ethical independent financial adviser firm Barchester Green names the “sinners” and “winners” of the multibillion-pound ethical and environmental funds industry.” ( 63 more words

Glasgow Leads the Way

Fantastic news! After 12 months of campaigning with over 1,300 students, Glasgow University has become the first academic institution in Europe to start divesting from fossil fuels. 170 more words

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Never Ending Story

It’s Saturday morning and we’re on full on learning mode at home. The mini one is cuddled up to me in bed watching a tv show about decomposing vegetables and I’m researching the Ottoman Empire. 384 more words