Divesting our endowment from fossil fuel corporations is not merely a logical response to the threat of global warming. It is the only moral response to a global human rights crisis and the only way to uphold the values of our Harvard community.
In light of recent debates over women’s rights and in honor of Women’s Week, I think we could all benefit from a hard a look at the subtle pervasiveness of masculine language in our discourse that even most feminists subconsciously perpetuate.
Each country has unique economic challenges, values, traditions, and norms, and each is affected by climate change in a different way. One treaty cannot encompass the diverse qualities and needs of every country.