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Fossil Fuel Fast
On Campus

Fossil Fuel Fast

Henney Sullivan '15 dons a 'Divest Fast' pin at the Divest Harvard tent outside Massachusetts Hall in Harvard Yard on Wednesday. Sullivan is one of many students participating in the fast for fossil fuel divestment; he has not eaten since Sunday.

Webcam Question
On Campus

Webcam Question

A man asks environmental activist Clayton ThomasMuller a question via webcam at the Divest Harvard tent outside Massachusetts Hall. ThomasMuller lead a discussion with members of the Harvard community from lockdown near the Canadian parliament as an active shooting was underway on Wednesday.

Fossil Fuel Fast
On Campus

Today In Photos (09/23/2014)

Endowment

Activists Kick Off Week-Long Fast for Divestment

Dozens of members of the Harvard community will not be swiping into dining halls this week as they participate in Divest Harvard’s week-long fast.

Around the Ivies Plus

Timeline: Fossil Fuels Divestment

2002: The Global Climate Coalition, a group of industrial corporations opposed to the Kyoto Protocol, dissolves after a national divestment campaign run by environmental activist Phil Radford.

Arrested Divestment
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Arrested Divestment

Divest Harvard’s recent escalation is the outgrowth of a sense of frustration at a University president and Corporation, that to them, are too secretive, too dismissive, and too unresponsive to their fervent calls.

Divest Harvard Assembles
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Divest Harvard Assembles

Students assemble outside Massachusetts Hall to call for Harvard to divest from investments in fossil fuels in April 2013.

Divest Harvard Assembles
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Arrested Divestment

Other higher education institutions, notably Stanford, are finding their stakes in fossil fuels increasingly unconscionable, but Harvard itself has made no intentions to divest. Still, the protests continue.

Manhattan Climate March
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Manhattan Climate March

Harvard affiliates advocate for divestment from fossl fuels at the People's Climate March in New York City on September 21, 2014. Approximately 400,000 people attended, including over 100 Harvard affiliates.

Brett and Divest Harvard at Mass Hall
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Brett and Divest Harvard at Mass Hall

Members of Divest Harvard, including Brett A. Roche '15, far right, who was arrested during a protest two days prior, returned to Massachusetts Hall on May 2, 2014 to renew their call for an open meeting with the Harvard Corporation.

Benjamin and Alli
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Benjamin and Alli

Benjamin Franta, a Harvard Graduate School student, and Alli J. Welton ‘15 discuss the carbon budget and fossil fuel reserves at their rally in Harvard Yard on March 11, 2014.

Divestment Advocate
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Divestment Advocate

William E. McKibben ’82, environmentalist and author of “The End of Nature,” conducts a lecture on climate change and fossil fuel divestment at Sanders Theatre on September 17, 2013.

2013 Divestment Rally
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2013 Divestment Rally

Students assemble outside Massachusetts Hall during the Harvard Divest Rally on April 11, 2013.

Drew Faust

Faust, Stanford President Address Climate Change in Op-Ed

Faust and Hennessy wrote that their schools’ contributions to combating climate change will come through education and research.

Climate March
Hillel

Harvard Affiliates Join Thousands of Activists for Climate March

Dozens of Harvard students took their climate change efforts beyond the blockades of Massachusetts Hall this weekend, joining hundreds of thousands of activists in Manhattan.

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