Campus divestment effort targets fossil fuels

Campus activists are trying to persuade college and university foundations to divest in fossil-fuel companies. The campaign’s first success is a community college foundation in California. However, fossil-fuel companies account for just 1 percent of the Foothill-De Anza Foundation’s $33 million portfolio.

A coal divestment campaign failed at Brown, reports the Daily Caller, which mocks the massive carbon footprints of the jet-setting organizers.

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  1. Bostonian says:

    I suggest that every “campus activist” be asked how many carbon credits he has bought with his own money.

  2. Moral superiority confers immunity to impertinent comparisons.

    You guys ought to know that by now.