Announcement: NAS Will Release "Inside Divestment" Report

Peter Wood

NAS invites you to the release of
Inside Divestment: The Illiberal Movement to Turn a Generation Against Fossil Fuels

~Special Guest~ 
George Gilder

Senior Fellow, Discovery Institute; Editor-in-Chief, Gilder Technology Report; Chairman, Gilder Publishing LLC
Herbert London, President, London Center for Policy Research
Rachelle Peterson, Director of Research, NAS; author, Inside Divestment
Peter Wood, President, National Association of Scholars
 
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About the Report
The fossil fuel divestment movement, currently active on more than 1,000 college and university campuses, is an attack on freedom of inquiry and responsible social advocacy in American higher education. The movement asks colleges and universities to withdraw investments from coal, oil, and natural gas companies. More importantly, it aims to turn the endowment into a billboard for virtue signaling and to recast the university as a political weapon. This fall, divestment activists are using divestment to seed a radical campaign to push for a strong climate pact at the UN climate summit in Paris this December. This report closely examines the movement's structure, critiques its goals, and offers the most exhaustive encyclopedia of its activity, successes, and failures to date.
 
 
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Space is limited. RSVP here to secure your seat, or email [email protected]
 
Media 
For media inquiries, please contact Rachelle Peterson, author of Inside Divestment, at 917-551-6770 or [email protected]; or Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, at 917-551-6770 or [email protected]
 
Image Credit:  350.org, "Harvard Heat Week Final Rally - April 17th, 2015." https://www.flickr.com/photos/350org/16561176624/, cropped.
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