Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) President Cece Durcan said divestment is a tactic people and corporations can use to combat climate change and injustice around the world at the Environmental Justice Town Hall on Wednesday.
University Places CJBC Under Probation Following Divestment Protest
The University placed Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) under probation for violating the Student Code of Conduct after students delivered cards with vulgar language to University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., as part of a Valentine’s Day–inspired divestment protest.
CJBC Asks Leahy, Boston College to “Break Up” with Fossil Fuels
Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) urged the University to “break up” with fossil fuels in a Valentine’s Day–inspired divestment protest on Thursday and Friday.
Student Groups Host Town Hall, Urge BC to Divest
CJBC, alongside the Young Democratic Socialists (YDS) of BC, FACES, BC Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), EcoPledge of BC, and Real Food BC, hosted a town hall to explain fossil fuel divestment and why they’re fighting for it.
BC Environmental Groups Respond to Harvard Plans for Divestment from Fossil Fuels
It would take immense public action, like the storming of protesters at the Harvard–Yale football game, to give divestment the publicity it needs at Boston College, according to Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) president Audrey Kang.
BC Republicans President Criticizes Protestors at CJBC Demonstration
The May 7 protest on the Quad centered around student speeches and came after an off-campus protest advertised—but not officially hosted, according to club leaders—by CJBC, was canceled on May 3.
CJBC Signs Complaint To Mass. AG Urging Harvard To Divest
Harvard University students, faculty, alumni, and community members filed a complaint against the Harvard Corporation on Monday calling for Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to order Harvard to cease its investments in fossil fuels.
Group Asks Mass. Attorney General to Step In, Order BC to Divest
A group of Boston College alumni, local politicians, environmental advocacy groups, and scientists filed a complaint on Tuesday calling on Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to order BC to divest from fossil fuels.
Student Groups From 30 Colleges Join in Call for Divestment
Climate Justice at Boston College joined with students, various organizations, and alumni from 29 other colleges in the Atlantic Coast and Big Ten conferences to release a joint statement calling for divestment from fossil fuels on Tuesday.
BC Rejects Vatican’s Call for Divestment
BC is rejecting a recent call from the Vatican for Catholics to divest from companies and industries engaged in activities “harmful to human or social ecology” and the environment.