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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OPINION: Elect Bennett Rea to City Council for the pragmatic, forward-looking leadership Claremont needs
Voters in Claremont should consider voting for Bennett Rea for pragmatic, forward-looking leadership.
‘More dangerous every year’: 5C students face California wildfires
California residents and 5C students on the West Coast have been impacted by the orange skies and smoke of this year’s wildfire season — the worst on record in California’s history.
From a handful to a hundred, local chapter of Sunrise Movement grows and promotes climate action
The local Claremont Colleges chapter of the Sunrise Movement has grown to 100 active members this semester, up from just 10 members last semester.
Claremont joins global climate strike warning of environmental crisis
Hundreds of people in Claremont participated in Friday’s global climate strike, which aimed to bring awareness to the environmental crisis.