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New England Colleges and Universities Divest Endowment From Fossil Fuel Industries

The Board of Trustees at Unity College in Maine has voted to divest their endowment from fossil fuel industries. Now, the Harvard College Undergraduate Council has announced they want Harvard University to divest its $30.7 billion endowment from fossil fuels. Most American academic institutions, such as colleges and universities, function in part off of financial […]

January 14th

Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies Could Achieve Half The World’s Carbon Reduction Goals

There is a lot of discussion in Washington these days about ending tax credits and subsidies for long-standing industries like coal and oil suppliers. But these subsidies are considered sacrosanct by many politicians, often the same politicians who decry any investment into green energy as “socialism.” But a study by the International Energy Agency finds […]

January 31st

Senator Bernie Sanders Takes On Tax Breaks To Fossil Fuel Companies

President Obama’s State of the Union Address was very alternative fuel heavy. This lead to a number of applause breaks and in many the camera captured Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders showing his approval. Senator Sanders has been a champion of the alternative fuel movement for a long time and at a recent rally in […]

January 26th