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Drew Faust

Seattle Mayor Addresses Harvard Divestment

An unexpected letter from University President Drew G. Faust explaining why Harvard will not divest from fossil fuel companies has catalyzed discussion and provoked direct responses, including one from Seattle Mayor Michael P. McGinn.

Drew Faust

Group Protests Alleged Environmental Damage

Chants of “Sin justicia, no hay paz,” Spanish for “without justice, there is no peace,” filled Harvard Yard Friday as about 30 students gathered outside Massachusetts Hall to protest the findings in a report alleging environmental damage by two Harvard-owned timber companies in Argentina.

University Finances

Faust Letter Reaffirms, Justifies University's Anti-Divestment Stance

The letter serves as Faust’s first formal rebuttal to months of petitions and protests from both students and alumni groups pushing for divestment of Harvard’s $33 billion endowment from fossil fuel companies.

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Advocating Divestment

Bill E. McKibben ’82, environmentalist and author of “The End of Nature,” conducts a lecture on climate change and fossil fuel divestment at Sanders Theatre on Tuesday afternoon.

University Finances

Divestment Movement Continues at Harvard

Divest Harvard continues to garner support from students, faculty, and other members of the community for its efforts to force the University to divest from fossil fuel corporations.

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