Carletonian continues coverage of Climate Justice Coalition

The Carletonian has published another article about the divestment/reinvestment issue, the student-led CJS, and the alumni-led Divest Carleton.  Read more here:

Divest Carleton is currently working on an article to submit, to continue this discussion.


Comments on the 2013 CRIC Survey of Campus Attitudes Submitted to CRIC by Brett Smith, Carleton ’64 on behalf of Divest Carleton February 3, 2014

NOTE: The report to which these comments respond will be found at


Divest Carleton appreciates this opportunity to comment on the recently released report on Carleton community attitudes and ideas regarding the activities of the Carleton Responsible Investment Committee (CRIC) and the management of the college endowment. Divest Carleton is an alumni group formed to move Carleton to divest from fossil fuel endowment holdings. Our group is part of a significant international divestment movement organized by More information on these efforts will be found on our web site at and at

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Foundations pull $1.8 Billion in investments from fossil fuel companies

Seventeen foundations have banded together to divest from companies that extract or transport fossil fuels.  Together, they control investments of $1.8 Billion.  The New York Times declared this to be a “significant victory” for the divestment movement.  Read the story here:,true&_type=blogs,blogs&_r=1