The Harvard Crimson: Georgetown’s Decision to Divest from Fossil Fuels Has Uncertain Implications for Harvard, Experts Say

February 18, 2020

Though Georgetown University’s administration pledged on Feb. 6 to divest from the fossil fuel industry, legal and environmental experts say the decision provides little insight into the decision-making of Harvard’s top administrators as they maintain their stance against divestment.



Georgetown Climate Center executive director Victoria A. Arroyo said she believes universities will have to shift investments away from the fossil fuel industry, but was uncertain how it would specifically play out at Harvard.

“What’s happening at Harvard is just a question of how they make this shift and when,” Arroyo said.

Read the full article by Ellen M. Burstein and Michelle G. Kurilla in The Harvard Crimson

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