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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Last weeks ACIR meeting in Guild Lounge. Students expressed concerns at the time over the lack of a trustee decision on Fossil Free Northwestern’s divestment proposal.

Board of Trustees rejects Fossil Free divestment proposal

February 20, 2020

The Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees rejected Fossil Free Northwestern’s divestment proposal calling for the University to divest from any of the top 100 coal and oil and gas companies,...

Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Georgetown’s Board of Directors voted this month to fully divest its endowment from fossil fuels after years of action from Fossil Free Georgetown.

Fossil Free Georgetown’s success underscores strength of national divestment movement

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 6, Georgetown University’s president announced the school’s Board of Directors had voted to stop investing endowment funds into fossil fuel firms and withdraw existing holdings from those companies. In...

Letter to the Editor: We deserve a say: Why Northwestern trustees should divest from coal

February 11, 2015

There’s a reason coal is for the naughty. It contaminates our air, pollutes our water and destroys our health. It is by far the worst offender of the fossil fuels causing climate change. The mission...

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