The Mac Weekly

MCSG Overseer: Fossil Free considers referendum on divestment

Margaret Moran

February 7, 2019

This week’s MCSG meeting featured a presentation from Emma Harrison ’21, Emily McPhillips ’19 and Sasha Lewis-Norelle ’21 of Fossil Free Mac (FFM) – a student organization urging Macalester to divest from the fossil fu...

Geoengineering: Is it time to branch out?

April 26, 2013

Imagine a future in which Macalester doesn’t divest from fossil fuels. Instead, a movement on campus encourages the placement of artificial trees designed to absorb carbon from the atmosphere, making possible our goals for ca...

Divestment foremost an opportunity to lead

April 5, 2013

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 30...

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