Fossil Fuels

Energy divestment is not the answer to climate change

The end of summer means that college students all across the country are heading back to campus. Few experiences compare to college life. It is a time of freedom, adventure, and intellectual and personal growth. It is where social and...

/ September 6, 2016

Does divestment even work?

Anti-fossil fuel activists frequently point to the divestment campaign that targeted South African Apartheid is often cited as the prime example of the effectiveness of their tactics divestment campaigns by the folks behind the fossil fuel divestment movement.

/ July 19, 2016

There’s No Investment in Divestment

Washington, D.C. is a college town bustling with student activists embracing their First Amendment rights. During our college years we all latch on to various movements or beliefs (myself included)—for one reason or another—that perhaps remain when we leave university...

/ June 9, 2016

New Research Makes Divestment Folly Even Harder To Ignore

Further research from Arizona State University has been released today which highlights – yet again – just how damaging divestment will be for universities that bow to pressure from narrow-minded pressure groups, and shed their investments in fossil fuel companies.

/ May 31, 2016