Brown Divest Coal http://ripr.org en Brown Will Keep Investments in Coal http://ripr.org/post/brown-will-keep-investments-coal <p>The governing board of Brown University has decided against divesting from the coal industry, saying there are better ways to fight global warming.</p><p></p><p>Students had led an effort to get the Ivy League university to take its money out of coal, arguing Brown should set an example and stop investing in companies that contribute to greenhouse gasses emissions, which are a major contributor to climate change.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:28:08 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 23878 at http://ripr.org Brown votes against coal industry disvestment http://ripr.org/post/brown-votes-against-coal-industry-disvestment <p>The corporation that runs Brown University has decided against purging its endowment of investments in coal companies, as a student-led group, Brown Divest Coal, had campaigned for.</p><p></p><p>In a statement released by university President Christina Paxson, the corporation decided that Brown will address climate change though teaching and research, rather than through coal divestment.</p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 20:56:08 +0000 Scott MacKay 23851 at http://ripr.org Brown votes against coal industry disvestment