Monday, January 28, 2013

NY Times opinion piece: Trying to stop CO2-induced bad weather is "strikingly similar" to trying to stop apartheid

A Powerful Way to Galvanize Protest Over Climate Change - Room for Debate -
As in the case of the antiapartheid struggle, the path from divestment to the end of the status quo is not a straight one. But as that movement showed, leveraging universities to create a consensus among the investment world and the public at large can bring the fight to the steps of Congress. After decades of government complicity with fossil fuel's destruction of communities and the environment, we now face a strikingly similar task.

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