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University presses charges against GU Fossil Free for demonstration at climate change event

On March 18 as part of the Georgetown Global Futures Initiative, President of the World Bank Group Dr. Jim Yong Kim presented a lecture on climate change. At the end of speech, members of Georgetown University Fossil Free… Read More

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President of World Bank addresses need to combat climate change—and GU Fossil Free agrees

This past Wednesday, President of the World Bank Dr. Jim Yong Kim gave a lecture as part of the Global Futures Initiative about the need to combat climate change amidst a globalizing world. Kim began his talk by… Read More

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GU Fossil Free makes new strides with divestment proposal

On Wednesday January 11, six members of Georgetown University Fossil Free read a letter to encourage divestment from fossil fuels to the Georgetown Board of Directors. The 5:00 p.m. meeting was preceded by a rally of the Georgetown… Read More

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CISR rejects GU Fossil Free divestment proposal

Despite Georgetown University Fossil Free’s (GUFF) hard work and multiple efforts to convince the University to divest, the Committee on Investment and Social Responsibility (CISR) has rejected its most recent proposal. A statement from CISR chair Jim Feinerman… Read More

Photos: Fossil Free aches to meet with DeGioia

On Friday afternoon, GU Fossil Free held a rally in Red Square. This time, the carbon fuel divestment group shouted and pleaded for a chance to meet with University President John DeGioia (COL ’79) and, like a stubborn Tinder… Read More

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GU Fossil Free holds rally to push divestment proposal

GU Fossil Free is tired of the waiting and tired of the back-and-forth. At a rally held earlier today outside of McShain Lounge, GU Fossil Free and its supporters shouted out their support for Georgetown to move forward… Read More

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GU Fossil Free releases final divestment proposal

Last Tuesday, Georgetown Univeristy Fossil Free (GUFF) released its final divestment proposal. The 35-page document is the result of a year-and-a-half long campaign that focused on divestment of the GU endowment from the top 200 fossil fuel companies. Founded… Read More

GU Fossil Free demands University divest from fossil fuel companies

GU Fossil Free, a recently formed group of students, delivered a letter to President John DeGioia’s office this morning demanding that Georgetown University end all investments in fossil-fuel companies. The group also placed a banner and a large… Read More