GU Fossil Free Submits Proposal to Divest from Tar Sands Extraction

November 6, 2017

GU Fossil Free recently submitted a new proposal to the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility recommending direct divestment from companies that extract oil from tar sands. The decision to suggest divestment from this particular fossil fuel arose from recognition of tar sands oil’s disproportionately high rate of greenhouse gas emissions, egregious exploitations of First Nations communities, and financial instability. The proposal was submitted on November 6, 2017, and a vote from CISR is expected by March 1, 2018.

Read the proposal here and its coverage in The Hoya here.

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  1. Pingback: GU FOSSIL FREE AND ALLIES DELIVER LETTER TO DEGIOIA SUPPORTING TAR SANDS OILS DIVESTMENT | GU Fossil Free

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