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Fossil Fool

In the age of the son of Dick
dinosaurs roamed the earth again
funneled and shovelled into rooms of steel and of brick,
grooming in new taxes, fees and contributions… 175 more words


Students Seeking Fossil Fuel Divestment Meet With Stanford President, End Sit-In

STANFORD (CBS / AP) — Stanford University officials say students who staged a weeklong sit-in outside the campus administration office to demand the university divest in fossil fuel companies ended their demonstration after meeting with the school’s president. 117 more words


New tool will scrub the oil off your investments

If you’re a mere mortal looking to save the planet from the perils of global warming, you probably feel you’re engaged in an epic struggle. There you are with your carbon-tax petitions, your kayak, and your willingness to be peacefully arrested outside the White House. 559 more words

Climate & Energy

Stanford Sit-In For Fossil Fuel Divestment Enters 2nd Day

STANFORD (CBS SF) – A sit-in by students calling for Stanford University’s divestment from the fossil fuel industry has continued for a second day.

More than 100 students have assembled at the college’s main quad outside university president John Hennessy’s office since Monday afternoon. 376 more words


Students demand Stanford divest from fossil fuels

Corrections and clarifications: A previous version of this article misstated the location of the protests. The protests occurred outside Stanford’s administrative building, the location of President Hennessy’s office.  535 more words


Stanford Students Stage Sit-In, Want University To Divest From Fossil Fuels

STANFORD (CBS SF) – More than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Stanford University Monday afternoon to call on school leaders and administrators to divest from the fossil fuel industry. 570 more words


BDS: The world’s best failure, and what to do about it

To: BDS Board of Directors


Subject: My resignation

Dear friends,
Despite all our efforts over the past decade to persuade people, companies, universities, nations, artists and others to boycott Israel, pull investments and impose sanctions, we have failed abysmally.
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