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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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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

GUSA Senate endorses GU Fossil Free proposal as part of divestment campaign

Yesterday, GUSA endorsed GU Fossil Free’s proposal entitled “Divesting Georgetown’s Endowment from Fossil Fuels.” Members of GU Fossil Free attended the Senate’s Sunday meeting to present their proposal, leaving Vox with a seat on the floor and a bruise… Read More

Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility responds to GU Fossil Free letter

Late last week, the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility replied to GU Fossil Free’s letter that the group submitted to President DeGioia January demanding that the University remove all investments in fossil fuel companies, but the Georgetown… 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