Letter to the editor: Trustees’ obligations on investment

Lew Phelps PO ’65, former editor in chief of TSL, echoes the call for Pomona College to divest from fossil fuels and suggests a further way the college can ensure that its investments are responsible for the climate.

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Pomona sells its mineral rights, prompting student concerns about fossil fuel extraction

Pomona College sold its mineral rights for an undisclosed amount on March 18. The holdings were accumulated roughly over the past 50 years and were located across 14 states in the U.S.

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Pomona students approve ASPC referendum on fossil fuel divestment and disclosure

Nearly nine in ten Pomona College students believe the school should move toward complete divestment from fossil fuels, a March 29 referendum revealed. 88 percent of students voted in favor of a resolution to divest on the ballot, while 96 percent of those who voted agreed that the Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee should disclose the percentage of Pomona’s endowment that remains invested in fossil fuels.

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EDITORIAL BOARD: On fossil fuel divestment, it’s still 2013

Following an overwhelming vote by Pomona College’s student body in favor of divesting the college’s endowment from fossil fuels, the editorial board calls on Pomona’s Board of Trustees to do the right thing and finally confront the college’s role in the climate crisis.

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OPINION: CMC trustees must divest from the Coastal GasLink pipeline

CMC trustees Henry Kravis and George Roberts should end their connections to the CGL pipeline, which contributes to climate change and violates the sovereignty of the Wet’suwet’en people, Luciénne Reyes PZ ’24 writes.

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