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2022

11/22/2022 Students Tell Their Universities: Keep Fossil Fuel Companies Out of Climate Research The Nation

11/16/2022 Campus divestment movement targets schools’ nonprofit status Youth Today

11/15/2022 Princeton’s divestment and dissociation announcement charts a path towards a fossil free campus The Daily Princetonian

 

11/12/2022 Fossil Fuel-Funded Research Is a Dealbreaker for College Applicants Common Dreams

11/8/2022 A Rational Response Princeton Alumni Weekly 

11/6/2022 This year, Princeton must admit more activists The Daily Princetonian 

 

11/5/2022 Reactions: What would you change about Princeton? The Daily Princetonian 

11/3/2022 Fossil Free WashU rally encourages student action: "Divest, divest, put fossil fuels to the rest!" Student Life 

10/27/2022 Faculty Wants Pensions Out of Fossil Fuels Inside Higher Ed

10/26/2022 When Divestment Isn’t Enough The Chronicle of Higher Education

10/23/2022 Opinion: U of T’s promise to divest is not enough The Varsity 

10/19/2022 Financial services firm TIAA faces academic backlash over energy holdings Reuters 

10/18/2022 Princeton has cut ties with 90 fossil fuel companies. Fossil Free Penn says there’s more to do. Philadelphia Inquirer 

10/14/2022 Editorial: Divestment Gets Its Power From the People Princeton Alumni Weekly

10/13/2022 UT Energy Symposium debate addresses fossil fuel divestment by universities The Daily Texan 

10/13/2022 First-years with past experience with climate advocacy bring new life to Divest Princeton The Daily Princetonian

10/12/2022 Princeton Will Stop Taking Oil Money. Now the Pressure Is on Harvard, MIT, and Columbia The New Republic

10/11/2022 Princeton U. may sever ties with 90 fossil fuel companies NJ.com

10/11/2022 The changing complexion of divestment, as managing polluters turns vogue Eco-Business Asia

10/10/2022 ‘Fossil-free’ movement gathers steam in NJ NJ Spotlight News

10/7/2022 Required Reading HyperAllergic

10/6/2022 Princeton Activists Just Won a Historic Victory for Climate Research The Nation

10/6/2022 Students react to Princeton’s dissociation from fossil fuel companies The Daily Princetonian

 

10/5/2022 PU Will Divest and Dissociate from Range Of Fossil Fuel Companies Town Topics

10/5/2022 SPIA Students and Alumni React to Princeton Dissociating from Segments of Fossil Fuel Industry  SPIA

10/4/2022 Princeton divests and dissociates from 90 fossil fuel companies The Daily Pennsylvanian

10/04/2022 Sing the Praises of Student Changemakers Princeton Alumni Weekly

10/4/2022 No Wonder Princeton is Still Number 1! Princeton Alumni Weekly

10/3/2022 Sunrise GW leads funeral-themed protest, block intersection for three hours GW Hatchet

10/3/2022 Princeton ‘Dissociates’ From 90 Fossil Fuel Companies Inside Higher Ed

10/2/2022 Visiting international climate experts commend Fossil Free Penn’s encampment, demands, The Daily Pennsylvanian

 

10/1/2022 The Crucial Years  Bill McKibben Newsletter 

9/30/2022 Bloomberg Green  Newsletter 

9/30/2022 Princeton moves to sever financial ties with fossil fuel companies Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis - IEEFA

 

9/30/2022 Princeton to Cut Holdings in Publicly Traded Fossil-Fuel Companies Rigzone

9/30/2022 Princeton endowment to eliminate all fossil fuel holdings Pensions & Investments 

9/30/2022 Inbox: Fossil Fuel Divestment Princeton Alumni Weekly

9/30/2022 Princeton to dissociate from 90 companies connected to fossil fuel industry ROI

9/29/2022  Princeton University announces it will divest from fossil fuel companies NJINDY

9/29/2022  Princeton to Cut Holdings in Publicly Traded Fossil-Fuel Companies Bloomberg

 

9/29/2022  Princeton to Cut Holdings in Publicly Traded Fossil-Fuel Companies Yahoo Finance

 

9/29/2022  Princeton to Cut Holdings in Publicly Traded Fossil-Fuel Companies Bnnbloomberg

 

9/29/2022  Princeton to Cut Holdings in Publicly Traded Fossil-Fuel Companies Financial Post 

 

9/29/2022 Princeton University Will Disassociate From 90 Fossil Fuel Companies Patch

9/29/2022  Princeton to dissociate from 90 fossil fuel companies, including Exxon Mobil Daily Princetonian 

9/29/2022  Trustees Vote to Divest and Dissociate from Fossil Fuel Companies Princeton Alumni Weekly

9/29/2022  Princeton dissociates from segments of fossil fuel industryThe Rimont 

9/29/2022 Does Princeton protect progressive speech, too? The Daily Princetonian

9/28/2022 Ivy League student groups call for divestment amid Fossil Free Penn encampment The Daily Pennsylvanian

9/26/2022 Divest Princeton joins 2022 global climate strike with protest in front of Nassau Hall, The Daily Princetonian

9/12/2022 On the Fertile Fields of Discovery and the Urgency of Existential Threats, Princeton Alumni Weekly

9/8/2022 Don’t Forget, Princeton Has Yet to Divest Princeton Alumni Weekly

 

8/22/2022 Princeton Must Do BetterPrinceton Alumni Weekly

8/18/2022 Princeton’s Response to the Climate Crisis - Letter to the Editor, Princeton Alumni Weekly

7/19/2022 The fossil fuel faculty report is just another stalling tactic. We need divestment now. The Daily Princetonian 

7/11/2022 Divestment from Fossil Fuels - Letter to the Editor Princeton Alumni Weekly 

7/2022 In Reunions Panels, the News Was the News Princeton Alumni Weekly 

7/2022 New Report Details Proposed Criteria For Fossil-Fuel Dissociation Princeton Alumni Weekly 

7/2022 President Eisgruber ’83 Fields Questions at Reunions Forum Princeton Alumni Weekly 

5/22/2022  Eisgruber defends free speech policy, discusses mental health crisis in annual alumni address. The president also discussed fossil fuel divestment and financial aid at Princeton. The Daily Princetonian

5/18/2022 On Climate Change, Divestment, and Leadership Princeton Alumni Weekly 

5/13/2022 Missing the Point about Divestment and Carbon Princeton Alumni Weekly 

5/6/2022 Princeton can't solve the mental health crisis without divesting from fossil fuels The Daily Princetonian

5/1/2022 University Shares Fossil-Fuel Holdings in Endowment Princeton Alumni Weekly 

4/27/2022 Pressure Ramps Up For Fossil Fuel Divestment Spot On New Jersey 

4/27/2022 Pressure Ramps Up For Fossil Fuel Divestment Town Topics

4/20/2022 160 Princeton faculty and staff members call for full divestment from fossil fuels The Daily Princetonian

4/11/2022  Tigers Against Caterpillar: Divest Princeton, AJP, Muslim Students Association, and SPEAR Princeton Progressive

4/5/2022 Another Lighthouse Opportunity Princeton Alumni Weekly

3/30/2022 Princeton in the Service of Fossil Fuels The Daily Princetonian

3/23/2022 Divest Princeton, U. give comments on divestment update — Wednesday, March 23Daybreak - Podcast The Daily Princetonian 

 

3/23/2022 CPUC discusses COVID-19, dissociation from fossil fuels, plans for minors and 'mixed concentrations' program The Daily Princetonian 

3/22/2022 Divestment Update at the CPUC Meeting — Tuesday, March 22 Daybreak - Podcast The Daily Princetonian 

3/2/22 Contradiction of Words and Actions Princeton Alumni Weekly 

More articles about the legal complaint here 

3/2/22 Divest Princeton Files Legal Complaint, Seeking End to Fossil Fuel Investments Town Topics

2/27/22 Our Universities’ Investments in Fossil Fuels Are Unethical — and Illegal Truthout

2/17/22 Divest Princeton files legal complaint to N.J. Attorney General Princeton Patch 

​2/16/22 Divest Princeton files legal complaint to N.J. Attorney General The Daily Princetonian

2/16/22 Washington Post

2/16/22 Yale, Stanford and MIT’s fossil fuel investments are illegal, students say Guardian

2/16/22 Students file complaints over schools' fossil fuel investments Politico Pro

2/16/22 Students at Yale and other top schools ask AGs to probe fossil-fuel investments Reuters

2/16/22 The campus divestment movement has a sophisticated new legal strategy Grist

2/16/22 Why We Filed a Legal Complaint Against Princeton The Nation

2/16/22 Students are lawyering up to take on their schools’ dirty money Mic

 

2021

 

Hannah Reynolds 12/2/2021 How Climate Change Threatens Colleges Across the Country The Nation 

 

The 146th Editorial Board 11/18/21 The Trustees' Failure to Divest Hurts Princeton, Too   Daily Princetonian 

Lia Opperman 11/9/2021 CPUC discusses dissociation, COVID updates, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report  Daily Princetonian

11/8/2021 Reflections for National First-Generation Day  Daily Princetonian

Hannah Reynolds 11/7/2021 Why Princeton must include Divest Princeton members in fossil fuel divestment deliberations  Daily Princetonian

Hannah ReynoldsRohit Narayanan Abigail Rabieh, and Windsor Nguyễn 11/1/2021 Reactions: Princeton’s endowment grows by nearly 50 percent  Daily Princetonian

Kalena Blake 10/31/2021 Princeton, Yale, Penn student divestment advocates respond to formal divestment of majority of the Ivy League  Daily Princetonian

Lucia Wetherill 10/27/2021 Princeton’s divestment plan: Saying plenty, doing little  Daily Princetonian

Hannah Reynolds 10/27/2021 What Will It Take for Princeton to Finally Take Bold Climate Action? The Nation

 

Bill McKibben 10/26/2021 This Movement Is Taking Money Away From Fossil Fuels, and It’s Working  New York Times

Isabella Checa  10/15/2021 Popping the Orange Bubble: How stories encourage people to take an active stance in favor of divestment Daily Princetonian

Liana Slomka 10/12/2021 Satire: U. celebrates Nobel laureate climate scientist Syukuro Manabe, announces plans to consider divestment in like, four decades  Daily Princetonian

 

Lynne Archibald '87 P'16 10/11/2021 Abolition washing and the origins of Princeton’s divestment delay tactics  Daily Princetonian 

Andrew Somerville 9/1/2021 Campus buildings flood, students take shelter amid tornado warning  Daily Princetonian 

Jim Mosley, '77 7/28/2021 The Need for Getting to Net-Zero Princeton Alumni Weekly 

 

Cory Alperstein ’78, Lynne Archibald ’87,  Hannah Reynolds '22, Isabel Rodrigues '23, Tom Taylor GS ’21 

Mauro Windholz, current GS. 7/25/2021 Following ExxonMobil revelations, Princeton must act  Daily Princetonian

Naomi Cohen-Shields '20 and Tom Taylor *21 (5/20/2021) Princeton's fossil fuel holdings are not just an abstract concept Daily Princetonian

Sen. Jeff Merkley *82 (5/19/2021) Sen. Jeff Merkley GS ’82: Time for Princeton to divest from fossil fuels  Daily Princetonian 

Carlett Spike (5/2021) Committee Recommends Princeton Partially Divest from Fossil Fuels Princeton Alumni Weekly 

Divest Princeton (5/6/2021). The Resources Committee recommended conditional divestment from fossil fuels. It’s not enough. Daily Princetonian.

Donald Gilpin (5/5/2021) Committee Recommends Fossil Fuel Divestment to Princeton Trustees Town Topics

Somerville, Andrew (5/3/2021). Resources Committee to recommend partial dissociation from fossil fuelsDaily Princetonian.

(4/22/2021) Rally to urge Princeton U.’s divestment from fossil fuels NJ.com

Dailey, Katherine (4/22/2021). All 8 Ivy League student body presidents call for fossil fuel divestment. Daily Princetonian.

Reynolds, Hannah (4/22/2021). Blue-green algae in the Finger Lakes: A problem the ‘Orange Bubble’ should care about. Daily Princetonian.

Taylor, Tom (4/12/2021). How much is Princeton’s contract with Exxon worth? Why does it matter? Daily Princetonian.

John Huyler and Hannah Reynolds (4/8/2021). Will Princeton continue to attract “the best and the brightest?" Daily Princetonian.

Diya Kraybill (3/31/2021). "Eyes on Eisgruber:" Art exhibition draws attention to activists’ demands. Daily Princetonian.
 

Danielle Ranucci (3/25/2021). Rutgers University to divest from fossil fuels. Daily Princetonian.

 

Caitlin Limestahl and Andrew Somerville (3/22/2021). Committee considering fossil fuel divestment to release recommendations this May. Daily Princetonian.

Archibald, Lynne (3/23/2021 online, May 2021 in print). Fossil Fuels Funding Research at PrincetonPrinceton Alumni Weekly.

 

Cromley, Paige (3/7/2021). As Divest Princeton awaits University response, a look at past divestment movementsDaily Princetonian.

Warsing, Ryan (3/7/2021). "Earth Day, No Delay." Daily Princetonian.

Te, Daniel (3/3/2021). Why I will not vote in the Young Alumni Trustee electionDaily Princetonian.

Anika Khakoo, Mika Hyman, and Peter Taylor (2/28/2021). Letter from the Editor on Fossil Fuel DivestmentNassau Weekly.

 

John Huyler and Hannah Reynolds (2/26/2021). Divestment is a matter of racial justiceDaily Princetonian.

McKibben, Bill (2/18/2021). The Climate Crisis Newsletter. New Yorker.

Lynne Archibald, Naomi Cohen-Shields, Joseph Giguere, Alex Nguyen, and Tom Taylor (2/9/2021). Donors Fund Climate Denial: How Princeton’s Money Trail Undermines Its Own Research. Daily Princetonian

Lynne Archibald, Naomi Cohen-Shields, Joseph Giguere, Alex Nguyen, and Tom Taylor (2/8/2021). What do you get for a donation to Princeton?Daily Princetonian.

Sofia Hiltner and Lynne Archibald (2/7/2021). Where is our Princeton Forward?. Daily Princetonian

2020

Hall, Steven C. (December 2020). Commitment of Service to the WorldPrinceton Alumni Weekly.

Leyden, Tom (December 2020). Investing in Renewable EnergyPrinceton Alumni Weekly.

Carlett Spike, Princeton Adds To Its Endowment in 2020, But Uncertainty Remains, Princeton Alumni Weekly

 

John Huyler, Bob Massie, Lynne Archibald, Aryeh M. Abeles, Anna Liebowitz, Graham Turk, and Naomi Cohen-Shields (December 2020). Alumni Support for DivestmentPrinceton Alumni Weekly.

Hannah Reynolds and Tom Taylor (12/20/2020). The US’s “Best” University Fuels the Climate Crisis. Princeton Must Divest. Truthout.org.

 

Reynolds, Hannah (11/26/2020). ‘Speak Freely,’ except on fossil fuel divestmentDaily Princetonian.

Daily Princetonian Editorial Board (11/23/2020). Editorial Board: Vote yes on both referendaDaily Princetonian.

 

Albert Jiang, Marie-Rose Sheinerman, and Caitlin Limestahl (11/18/2020). Divest Princeton accumulates 62 faculty and staff, 161 alumni endorsements ahead of referendumDaily Princetonian.

Sanchali Pal and Rohit Gawande (11/20/2020). Finding the Courage to Invest in Our FuturesPrinceton Alumni Weekly.

Reynolds, Hannah (11/12/2020). If the divestment movement were so foolish, congressmen wouldn’t pay it any attentionDaily Princetonian.

Warsing, Ryan (10/22/2020). On disease and divestment, first do no harmDaily Princetonian.

Warsing, Ryan (9/30/2020). It’s Past Time for Princeton to Divest from Fossil FuelsHighWire Earth.

Hess, Naomi (9/28/2020). Divest Princeton organizes virtual climate strikeDaily Princetonian.

Reynolds, Hannah (9/17/2020). To act or not to act: There’s no apolitical when it comes to climate changeDaily Princetonian.

Reynolds, Hannah (7/24/2020). In the Nation’s Service and the Service of Humanity: a call to embrace our motto this fall. Daily Princetonian.

Turk, Graham (7/5/2020). All hands on deck of a sinking ship?. Daily Princetonian.

Loo, Lynn (7/2/2020). Urgency of climate change demands all hands on deck to transform the energy systemDaily Princetonian.

Hiltner, Anna (6/25/2020). Princeton must #BreakupwithExxon: an open letter to Andlinger from Divest PrincetonDaily Princetonian. 

 

Takeuchi, Mayu (6/29/2020). ​​Taking Responsibility: Fossil Fuels, Divestment, and Environmental RacismNassau Weekly.

 

Video by Evelyn Doskoch and Mark Dodici (3/29/2020). Divest Princeton leads march on Nassau Hall, delivers letter to U. OfficialDaily Princetonian

Spike, Carlett (3/18/2020). New call for fossil-fuel divestmentPrinceton Alumni Weekly

Gilpin, Donald (3/4/2020). PU group calls for fossil fuels divestment. Town Topics. 

Haase, Elizabeth (2/20/2020). From apartheid to the climate crisis. Divestment at PrincetonDaily Princetonian.

Higgins, Victoria (2/20/2020). Princeton has more than money invested in the fossil fuel industryDaily Princetonian.

Gracia-Zhang, Miguel (2/18/2020). An interview with Divest Princeton. The Progressive

Rahin, Rooya (2/13/2020). Divest Princeton student activists deliver CPUC proposal on steps of Nassau Hall. Daily Princetonian.

Isty Rysava and Ryan Warsing (2/13/2020). Princeton must divest from fossil fuelsDaily Princetonian.

Doskoch, Evelyn (2/11/2020). Eisgruber fields Title IX, divestment questions at CPUC meetingDaily Princetonian.

2019 and earlier

Shemma, Tali (12/1/2019). Divest Princeton: revoking the fossil fuel industry’s social license.  Daily Princetonian.

Schleifer, Teddy (11/13/2019). A Not-So-Satisfying Year: Endowment’s 6.2% Investment Return Puts Princeton in Ivies’ Lower Tier. Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Spike, Carlett (11/13/2019). A new call to divest from fossil-fuel companiesPrinceton Alumni Weekly.

Spike, Carlett (10/23/2019). Student and Alumni Group Urges University to Divest From Fossil-Fuel CompaniesPrinceton Alumni Weekly.

Mosley, Jim (5/24/2019) Where Our Obligations Begin, Princeton Alumni Weekly

Carlos Niederstrasser 01/21/2016) Voting for trustees, Princeton Alumni Weekly