Graduate Assembly votes in support of fossil fuel divestment

Student campaigns such as Fossil Free Cal, shown here at a protest on Sproul Plaza in October 2013, have been urging divestment from fossil fuel-related companies by the university. A Graduate Assembly resolution also calls for divestment by the campus and university.
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Student campaigns such as Fossil Free Cal, shown here at a protest on Sproul Plaza in October 2013, have been urging divestment from fossil fuel-related companies by the university. A Graduate Assembly resolution also calls for divestment by the campus and university.

In joining with the worldwide movement to encourage socially responsible fiscal policies, UC Berkeley’s graduate student government voted Thursday to eschew their future investments in fossil fuel-related companies.
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