Oct Emails Re: Meeting with CAMSR

[October 19th, 2015] Dear Divest McGill, I have asked the Secretary General to respond on my behalf. Thank you for your message of October 18 and for letting us know who will be representing Divest McGill for at the CAMSR meeting. We look forward to discussing your proposal for an immediate freeze on additional fossil fuel investments. We will remind the CAMSR members to reread the 3 letters. We believe the presence of 15 members of Divest...

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Fossil Free Week ROUND UP

Fossil Free Week was spectacular, thanks to the support of so many of you! Thanks! Check out the round up of the week — it includes a list of the extensive media coverage, some photos of our events, and a few key numbers summarizing the week.  If you’re looking to get more involved, be sure to email us at...

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Letter to Kip Cobbett – Sep 21

Dear Mr. Kip Cobbett, Chair of the Board of Governors and Acting Chair of CAMSR,   Climate change has been part of the public consciousness for over three decades. When Divest McGill began our work three years ago, we catalyzed a conversation that others within McGill, or even the administration itself, could have begun well before this late hour. We’ve accepted from the beginning that we were starting a conversation long overdue. The...

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STATEMENT on Insufficient Response of Kip Cobbett

September 23rd, 2015 The initial response we received on Monday night from Kip Cobbett, Chair of the Board and Acting Chair of CAMSR, is a prime example of the delay, inaction, and vague commitments to deliberate that have characterized the CAMSR process to date.  It is precisely because of this endless deliberation and its failure to produce meaningful, concrete results that Divest McGill is taking action this week. We requested Monday...

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BREAKING: Divest McGill and Supporters Camp-in for the Climate

For Immediate Release Monday, September 21st, 2015 BREAKING: Divest McGill and Supporters Camp-in for the Climate Students and other community members have set up camp in front of McGill’s main administration building to highlight the need for ambitious climate action and fossil fuel divestment.   MONTREAL (September 21st, 2015) – Today, around 20 individuals have set up camp in Community Square on McGill campus to draw attention to...

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