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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

UVM to keep indirect investments in fossil fuels until contracts lapse

UVM to keep indirect investments in fossil fuels until contracts lapse

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter March 16, 2022

Editor's note: This story was updated March 18 at 12:49 p.m. to correct information about the trustee appointment process.  UVM will continue to invest in multiple private equity investments linked to...

Junior Sophie Smith, chair of the Committee on the Environment, reads aloud a resolution urging the board of trustees to divest from fossil fuels at an SGA meeting, Jan. 21. Organize President Kieran Edraney, a senior, was also at the meeting.

SGA again requests UVM divest from fossil fuels

Lilly Page , Cynic News Reporter January 29, 2020

To thundering applause and a standing ovation, SGA emphasized the importance of UVM’s divestment at their Jan. 21 meeting.  During their weekly meeting, junior Sophie Smith, chair of the Committee...

Discussing Divestment

Emily Johnston and Chris Harrell October 19, 2019

Chris Harrell: Hello, Cynic friends! Today, my friend Emily and I are talking about divestment. Emily Johnston: The call for divestment is the call to move investments the school makes away from the...

Keep the Climate Strike going

Keep the Climate Strike going

Staff Editorial September 25, 2019

At the Global Climate Strike Sept. 20, we were struck by the messages written on the many handmade signs raised in the air. A young girl, sitting atop a parent’s shoulders, held a sign written in crayon:...

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