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Op-ed: Fossil Free Stanford urges students to submit divestment standard recommendations

Stanford undergraduate and graduate students overwhelmingly voted in favor of fossil fuel divestment on the ASSU spring ballot. With 70.22 percent of the undergraduate population and 65.05 percent of the graduate population voting in favor of the university divestment, the students have made clear to the university that they reject Stanford’s current investments in the…

Why you should vote to divest from fossil fuels

“In accordance with Stanford’s commitment to ethical investment, the University should divest its endowment from fossil fuel extraction companies in order to avert further environmental and social harm caused by climate change.”   Throughout this past winter quarter, members of Fossil Free Stanford collected over 1,000 student signatures in order to put the above amendment…