Editorial: UMass Must Lead on Fossil Fuel Divestment

Editorial: UMass Must Lead on Fossil Fuel Divestment l Daily Hampshire Gazette

April 21, 2016

  • A student-led group called Divest UMass has focused attention on divestment for the past 10 days with actions on the Amherst campus, including a sit-in at the Whitmore Administration Building which resulted in 34 arrests when protesters did not leave at closing time two nights last week. The time is now for the University of Massachusetts to exercise socially responsible leadership by fully divesting from fossil fuels.