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Mount Holyoke Climate Justice Coalition By The Numbers

Years active: 4

Hours of work: 500+

Number of MHC students who voted yes to divest from fossil fuels (in 2014 student referendum): 1,049… 341 more words

Board Of Trustees

Congressman who once feared Guam could capsize compares Jewish settlers to 'termites'

An idiot Democratic member of the House Armed Services Committee compared Jewish Israeli settlers to termites on Monday while speaking at an event sponsored by an anti-Israel organization that supports boycotts of the Jewish state. 177 more words

In The News

He spins right round (like a record)

Matt Dunne has forgotten the cardinal rule of what to do if you find yourself in a hole: Stop Digging.

The series of events he triggered with his spinaroonie on renewable energy siting continue to echo through Vermont’s gubernatorial race. 673 more words

2016 Election

The Movement for Black Lives calls for fossil fuel divestment

The Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of more than 50 groups including Black Lives Matter, released a detailed platform today to address the challenges that disproportionately affect black people — like environmental injustice. 206 more words

Climate & Energy

Banking on the future

Imagine a world where you had full democratic power over what happened with your money. Where you totally trusted your bank because you knew for a fact that their interests were the same as yours, equally invested in furthering the community and the planet. 815 more words

Business

Netanyahu spurs growth of BDS

Israel has defeated the BDS movement, declared Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday. According to Bibi – who “pulled out a world map, colour-coded to illustrate how Israel’s foreign relations have improved” – BDS is “on the defensive”, and “taking hits on many fronts.” 777 more words

Articles

Greater Manchester climate campaigners not convinced by Pension Fund's arguments

Steady State Manchester is part of the coalition that came together as Fossil Free Greater Manchester (FFGM) to campaign for the largest local authority pension fund to divest from fossil fuels.  1,356 more words

Climate Change