SwatDivest is a collection of faculty and staff members supporting the campaign to divest Swarthmore College’s endowment of holdings in fossil fuel companies.

What’s happening?

Bill McKibben holds up Swarthmore College as laggard on fossil fuel divestment October 26, 2021 Bill McKibben discusses fossil fuel divestment at Swarthmore College on October 31, 2016 Bill McKibben, who seeded the idea of… READ MORE
Know the Ban, Ban the Ban October 26, 2020 Daniel Fernandez '23 has written a long form editorial in The Phoenix detailing the historical development of the Swarthmore College… READ MORE
Prof. Jeffrey Sachs: “Universities should listen to their students on climate change” March 10, 2020 Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, wrote in The Boston Globe on 9… READ MORE
How a new generation of climate activists is reviving fossil fuel divestment and gaining victories March 3, 2020 Nick Engelfried published a piece today in Waging Nonviolence about the state of the resurgent student-led divestment movement, and he… READ MORE
Editorial: The Phoenix Staff Call for Divestment March 1, 2020 In an editorial on 27 February 2020, The Phoenix staff called on the Board of Managers to drop its ban… READ MORE

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