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December 01, 2015
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A Divestment Showdown

Even as America’s biggest institutions promote efforts to curb climate change, they resist calls to sell their fossil-fuel stocks.

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ACT NOW - Students, faculty members, and others from Boston-area colleges march at Harvard to demand that universities sell their oil, gas, and coal investments.

At a New York news conference in September that outlined the global movement to get institutions and individuals to divest from fossil-fuel stocks, the speakers painted a picture of exponential growth.

In just one year, the assets pledged to the...

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