Articles by: Casey Ballin

Colby College Quietly Divested from Fossil Fuels

Colby College Quietly Divested from Fossil Fuels

In September of 2015, Colby College quietly divested its direct holdings from fossil fuels.  This is a huge step for Colby as a leader in the fight against climate change, and we want to thank the college for this decision to make their direct holdings fossil free, but there’s a slight problem. You would have thought that a prestigious institution […]

Colby divestment: it cannot wait

Did you see the huge banner hanging in Pulver last Thursday? The Colby Alliance for Renewable Energy (C.A.R.E.) hoisted a banner up to the rafters of Pulver to encourage members of the Colby community to question our status of carbon neutrality, in light of our continued support of the fossil fuel industry through our investments. The banner read: “CARBON INVESTMENTS […]

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