Tag: climate justice at boston college
In spite of my arrest, in spite of the harassment, the stress, and the constant anger, I have remained an activist because quitting means abandoning all those who can’t.
This story first appeared in The Gavel's Spring 2019 print magazine.
Five student organizations hosted a town hall calling for BC to divest from fossil fuels, private prisons, and other companies which allow human rights abuses to occur.
While the efforts of campus environmental groups and the sustainability department are commendable, climate change must be tackled through systemic transformation.
Michael Osaghae, MCAS '20, and Tiffany Brooks, MCAS '21 will be UGBC president and vice president for the 2019-2020 school year.
The referendum calls for a complete divestment from fossil fuels within five years and immediate withholding from any further investments.
Students at the Rights on the Heights rally expressed their opposition to the administration's decision not to divest the university endowment from the fossil fuel industry.
The resolution was developed by UGBC's Environmental & Sustainability Committee as well as Climate Justice of Boston College.