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Divest Harvard
University Finances

Divest Harvard

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.

Singing in the Square
Music

Today in Photos (12/1/2014)

Students Sue Harvard Over Divestment
Harvard Law School

Divestment Suit Plaintiffs Speak Out

Six of the seven student plaintiffs who filed the lawsuit last week that seeks to compel the University to “immediately withdraw” its holdings from fossil fuel companies discussed their case on Tuesday.

Fossil Fuel Fast
Harvard Law School

Analysis: Precedent for Divestment Suit Is Tenuous, Legal Experts Say

Harvard divestment advocates caught national attention when they took their fight to court last week, but legal experts say the case’s claims may ultimately be too tenuous to be heard.

Students Sue Harvard Over Divestment
Harvard Law School

Student Activists File Suit Urging Harvard To Divest

The 11-page complaint claims that investment in fossil fuel companies is “a breach of [the University’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”

Sheryl WuDunn
Health

Today in Photos (10/27/2014)

Faculty Divestment
Divestment

Faculty Divestment

English professor James T. Engell '73 emphasizes the necessity of reducing CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions at a Harvard Faculty for Divestment presentation in Fong Auditorium on Sunday.

Faculty Divestment
Faculty

Faculty Divestment

Chemistry professor James G. Anderson describes the effects of climate instability at a Harvard Faculty for Divestment presentation in Fong Auditorium on Sunday.

Faculty Divestment
Endowment

Profs. Present Case for Divestment at Climate Event

Professor Stephen A. Marglin ’59 said that Harvard’s divestiture would not cause fossil fuel companies to collapse, but could set an example for other institutions that might be waiting to follow Harvard’s lead.

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
Scrutiny

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.

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

Reconstruction 3.0