Stanford Students Pledge Disobedience Unless University divests from Oil and Gas
October 7, 2015
With two months left until the COP21 climate negotiations kick off in Paris, 50 Stanford students launch a pledge to engage in civil disobedience unless their University divests from oil and gas.
One Year After Coal Divestment, the Stanford Community Demands Further Action
May 6, 2015
One year ago, Stanford University committed to divest its now $21.4 billion endowment from the coal industry. To celebrate this anniversary, the Stanford community rallied outside their president’s office to demand divestment from oil and gas.
Oil Company Advisor Named to Stanford Committee Reviewing Oil and Gas Divestment
February 3, 2015
A Stanford professor who serves as senior adviser to an oil company was named to the APIR-L, the committee reviewing Fossil Free Stanford's request for divestment from oil and gas. After pressure from students, the professor voluntarily stepped down.
Stanford Professors Call for Further Fossil Fuel Divestment
January 11, 2015
Last May, Stanford announced it was divesting from the coal industry, making it the largest endowment so far to make such a decision. In a letter published by the Guardian this Sunday, Stanford faculty are demanding further action. 300 Stanford professors have signed on to a letter published today...
Fossil Free Stanford Takes on Oil and Gas at Investment Panel Meeting
November 14, 2014
Stanford students aren’t backing down. Since our big victory in successfully petitioning the university to divest from coal last spring, Fossil Free Stanford has continued to pressure the administration to withdraw its investments from oil and natural gas...
An Open Letter to Harvard President Drew Faust
October 22, 2014
Dear President Faust, We are a group of Stanford students fasting today in solidarity with the Divest Harvard Fast this week, and we wish to communicate our reasons for doing so. As your recent letter with President Hennessy detailed, Harvard and Stanford are both leaders in combating climate change...
Having Won on Coal, Stanford Students Take Aim at Oil and Gas
October 20, 2014
Student rally targeting administration calls for full fossil fuel divestment.
Fossil Free Stanford Statement on Coal Divestment
May 6, 2014
Today, the climate movement won a groundbreaking victory. In a striking acknowledgement of the need for a bold and immediate response to climate change, Stanford University is divesting from the coal industry. ...