Archives: fossil fuel
Thursday, July 7, 2016
UWinnipeg creates green investment fund, faces criticism from students
Reposted from: The Academica Group. Originally posted on June 30, 2016 Representatives from the student group Divest UWinnipeg have criticized the school’s decision to pursue strategic alternatives to a full divestment from fossil fuels. The university has been consulting with the group for the past year. The group has asked the University of...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
uWinnipeg Student, Faculty Associations call for fossil fuel divestment
Reposted from Academica Top Ten (http://academica.ca/topten) Originally published March 10th, 2016 The Student and Faculty Associations at the University of Winnipeg have asked the school to withdraw all of its investments in fossil fuels. The request applies specifically to fossil fuel stocks currently included in the portfolios of the...
Sunday, February 7, 2016
UBC rejects divestment proposal, proposes $10 M sustainability fund
Reposted from Academia.edu. Originally published February 5, 2016 The University of British Columbia has reportedly proposed a $10 M sustainability fund instead of divesting from fossil fuel companies, despite last year’s majority vote by both UBC students and faculty in favour of fossil fuel divestment. The decision was frustrating, said...