College Endowments Urged to Divest Fossil Fuel Holdings
by Robert Kropp
The Do the Math campaign from 350.org urges colleges and universities to restructure their
endowments and divest their holdings in fossil fuel industries to make an impact on climate change.
College and university endowments played a leading role in the divestment campaign to end apartheid
in South Africa. What might be the impact of a similar campaign to address climate change, by
divesting from companies in the fossil fuel industries?