College Endowments

Neurath Power Plant Rated Germany's Biggest CO2 Emitter

This Thursday, April 30, 2015, the University Senate of New York University (NYU) will discuss, and likely vote on, whether NYU’s endowment should be divested from fossil fuel investments. This is the result of a pressuring campaign from a national organization that aims to “stigmatize” oil, gas and coal companies. Many leading institutions of higher… Keep reading →

Immigration Activists Demonstrate In Los Angeles

As pressure to get institutional investors to divest holdings in fossil fuel-related companies increases, pension funds appear to be reacting slower than several college endowments. The logic advanced by climate activists is that as carbon pricing policies proliferate globally, companies that generate significant portions of their revenue from oil production or coal mining, for example,… Keep reading →