At about 300 colleges across the country, young activists worried about climate change are borrowing a strategy that students successfully used in decades past. In the 1980s, students enraged about South Africa’s racist Apartheid regime got their schools to drop stocks in companies that did business with that government. In the 1990s students pressured their schools to divest in Big Tobacco.
College divestment campaigns are creating a new generation of passionate environmentalists
- Post author:Environmental Advocates NY
- Post published:May 10, 2013
- Post category:Uncategorized
Tags: activism, college, divestment, grassroots