Tag: Fossil Free Macalester

Fossil fuel divestment, simplified.

Fossil fuel divestment, simplified.

MCSG just passed a resolution stating that Macalester, in association with the Social Responsibility Committee, should begin a process to divest, or remove, the chunk of our endowment that’s invested in the fossil fuel industry.


Divestment foremost an opportunity to lead

In an otherwise stagnant national and international discourse on climate change, there has been a groundswell of grassroots student action to push the conversation in new directions. Last Tuesday, Fossil Free Mac (one of over 300 similar student coalitions across the country) proposed a resolution to our student government that calls upon Macalester College and the Social Responsibility Committee “to initiate a process to explore socially and fiscally responsible divestment from the fossil fuel industry.”