There are many changes that we, the UChicago Climate Action Network (UCAN), would like to see on our campus. We… Read more »
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The teach-in focused on new contract options and ethical concerns.
“The orange square has become the symbol of divestment, so we thought it would be powerful to put one in the quad for each faculty member who signed our letter.”
UCAN’s faculty letter has accumulated 192 signatures since it began circulating last May.
Students with the Southside Solidarity Network and the UChicago Climate Action Network participated in a die-in for higher taxes on the rich.
In September, the University of California Board of Regents divested itself of $200 million worth of investments in coal and… Read more »
“If I had to report on my sense of the Board’s view of this—is that they’re unlikely to want to [divest].”
Divestment isn’t a panacea for climate change, but it’s a great place to start.
Almost 100 students march to support UCAN’s campaign.
Council is “very responsive to the notion that climate change is a big issue”
South African social activist Desmond Tutu has called climate change “the human rights challenge of our time.” Within the UChicago… Read more »
Argument for divestment at odds with the facts.
Members of UCAN attended a hearing to protest new fracking legislation, part of a broader campaign to derail the law.
Stop Funding Climate Change plans to release its report on fossil fuel divestment within three weeks.
Passage of divestment referendum shows student desire for University that values environment more than illusion of neutrality.
With sustainability initiatives taking shape across campus, it’s time for student groups to speak up.
Many questions strayed from the intended subject at “A Leadership Conversation with President Zimmer.”
Over 200 people rallied against the Keystone XL pipeline in downtown Chicago this past Sunday at an event organized by… Read more »
Rahm Emanuel has decided to close two coal plants against which students fought.
Students called on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to close two coal plants which they say are hazardous to the health of Chicagoans.