Legislators Introduce Bill to Compel Harvard’s Divestment

The legislation, say backers, is made necessary by the danger that Harvard’s climate inaction poses for the people of Massachusetts

The Massachusetts General Court, or the state legislature, meets in the Boston State House (Photo: King of Hearts, Wikimedia Commons)
Among the harms faced by the Massachusetts public as a result of the fossil fuel industry’s actions are rising sea levels. (See more sea level rise projections for the Harvard community here.)

We call upon Harvard to #divest its endowment from fossil fuel companies and reinvest responsibly.